Art/ Collection/ Art Object


late 13th–early 14th century
Attributed to Iran
Bronze; cast with handle cast separately, chased, engraved, inlaid with silver and gold
H. 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm) W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) D. 6 in. (15.2 cm) Wt. 40.9 oz. (1159.6 g)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1963
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 455
Inscription: Inscription is unreadable.
Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1938–d. 1951); [ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York, 1951–63; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Nature of Islamic Ornament, Part IV: Figural Representation," September 16, 1999–January 30, 2000, no catalogue.

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. ill. v. VI, pl. 1375B.

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