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Hemispherical bowl with scenes of wine making

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Silver, mercury gilding
Dimensions:
1.69 in. (4.29 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff Gift, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.7
  • Provenance

    Acquired by the Museum in 1970, purchased from Bernard H. Barnett, Louisville, KY.

  • References

    Crawford, Vaughn E. 1970. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (2), pp. 62-63.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1975. Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 39.

    Brunner, Christopher J. 1974. "Middle Persian Inscriptions on Sasanian Silverware." Metropolitan Museum Journal 9, p. 118, fig. 7.

    Hibbard, Howard. 1980. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Harper and Row, p. 63, fig. 124.

    Johnson, H. et al. 1985. Wine: Celebration and Ceremony, exh. cat. New York: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, p. 11.

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