Flint Striker

Object Name:
Flint striker
Date:
17th–18th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Steel; engraved, drilled, and filed
Dimensions:
H. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
W. 4 7/8 in . (12.4 cm)
D. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Wt. 12.2 oz. (345.9 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Florence L. Goldmark, Milton A. Rauh and Florence L. Goldmark Collection, by exchange, Norbert Schimmel Gift and Fletcher Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.419
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany, until 1977; sold to MMA]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Annual Report (1977). p. 47.