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Earrings

Date:
first half 11th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold; filigree and granulation
Dimensions:
H. 1-3/8 inches
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Richard S. Perkins Gift, Rogers Fund, Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, Norbert Schimmel, Jack A. Josephson, and Edward Ablat Gifts, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.7.3a, b
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1979; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fifty Years of Collecting Islamic Art," September 23, 2013–January 26, 2014.

"Incense Burner with Domed Cover Islamic, Abbasid period (750–1258), 8th–9th century Bronze; cast, pierced, and incised H. 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm) Gr. L. 9 1/2 in. (24.2 cm) Attributed to: Iran Fletcher Fund, 1976 ." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 36 (1975–1979). pp. 18-19, ill. (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 20c, p. 47, ill. (b/w).



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