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Stamp seal

Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.2 x 1 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
stag  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.29
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e541373a-2b4e-4990-ad9c-c0cd33154d40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.29
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Plate

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5 x 24 cm (1 15/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
4th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
hunting  Search this
boar  Search this
horse  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.23
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36e0f0428-7d11-4c03-8d8f-9b9241acdc93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1934.23

Shallow bowl

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.3 × 19.2 cm (1 11/16 × 7 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Afghanistan
Date:
4th-5th century CE
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
eagle  Search this
bear  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.33
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye387643711-4d90-407c-93c3-0ed9fbfee782
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1945.33
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Bottle Stand

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.9 × 18 × 17.8 cm (3 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 7 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Iran?
Date:
7th-8th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
eagle  Search this
casting  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
chasing  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.92
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye366f45e1d-d750-4b9c-9aa5-efc59da729de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1953.92

Bowl

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 21 x 6.2 cm (8 1/4 x 2 7/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
3rd century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
casting  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
ruler  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
carving  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1957.20
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Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3453e17a4-a6d6-4fdb-9ccf-3b881e717820
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1957.20

Bowl

Medium:
Silver, partially gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.9 × 19.1 cm (1 15/16 × 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
4th-5th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
hunting  Search this
ibex  Search this
gazelle  Search this
horse  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
king  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
carving  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
incising  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1962.1
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Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34cfdec5b-493e-429a-9ac6-80ebd65cb6c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1962.1
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Plate

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.5 × 22.1 cm (1 3/4 × 8 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
5th-7th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
engraving  Search this
carving  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1964.10
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fb623bd3-cf05-4560-b688-381c4dbf7ffe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1964.10
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Vase

Medium:
Vase; silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 17.6 × 10 cm (6 15/16 × 3 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1964.3
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3bd5b0707-71d3-45a6-8455-9eaef2d21743
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1964.3
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Vase

Medium:
Silver and gilt; hammered, repousse, chased, gilded
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 18.2 × 11.1 cm (7 3/16 × 4 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
bird  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1965.20
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3bd5acfb9-a226-4388-a4c8-acf5325acdae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1965.20

Vase

Medium:
Silver and gilt; hammered, repousse, chased, gilded
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 19.4 × 11.2 cm (7 5/8 × 4 7/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
music  Search this
dance  Search this
child  Search this
woman  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.1
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Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3752782ff-0cdd-4a47-9d04-08c45266e326
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1966.1

Gold necklace of biconical and disc-shaped beads

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H: 65 cm (25 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century forgery in the style of the Sasanian period (224-651)
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
granulation  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.6
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34a5660cd-6142-4888-af05-b37e8cc6bf6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1966.6

Elliptical bowl

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.3 × 21.8 × 11.7 cm (2 1/2 × 8 9/16 × 4 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1985.28
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3214d2568-d2f9-488a-9638-e34d9704be5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1985.28
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.7 x 1.5 x 2.1 cm (1 1/16 x 9/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
man  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
head  Search this
face  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
stamp seal  Search this
laurel wreath  Search this
ellipsoid-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.1
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Bloodstone
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
wolf  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
stamp seal  Search this
dome-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.10
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.10
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Jasper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Sasanian Pahlavi script  Search this
winged horse  Search this
dome-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.11
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.11
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 11/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
horse  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Sasanian Pahlavi script  Search this
winged horse  Search this
dome-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37b230e0d-3a25-4e82-914e-d3a87465199d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.12
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.2 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
griffin  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
stamp seal  Search this
dome-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.13
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.13
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.5 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
griffin  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
stamp seal  Search this
dome-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.14
Restrictions & Rights:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.14
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.5 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
griffin  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
ellipsoid-shaped seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.15
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.15
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Stamp seal

Medium:
Amethyst, silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D (seal): 1.3 x 1 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
cabochons  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
ring  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
ram  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.16
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ad822886-c648-4e36-a8cd-b7ecc627e182
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.16
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