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Title: Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century CE
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Height 1.62 in. (4.11 cm), Diameter 7.9 in. (20.1 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number: 1994.402
“Sasanian Silver: Late Antique and Early Mediaeval Arts of Luxury from Iran,” The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, August–September 1967.
“The Guennol Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 16, 1969–January 4, 1970.
“The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978.
“The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009.
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