Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Finial

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Bronze; cast, engraved (?), gilded
Dimensions:
H. 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm) W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm) D. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Wt. 3.9 oz. (110.6 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.230
Not on view
The Hagop Kevorkian Fund, New York (until 1972; its sale, Sotheby Park Bernet,New York, December 1, 1972, no. 351, to MMA)
Harari, Ralph, and Richard Ettinghausen. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, edited by Arthur Upham Pope. Vol. I-VI. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938. v. III, p. 2480, ill. v. V, pl. 1278A.



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