Ancient Iranian metalwork in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Ann Clyburn Gunter, Paul Jett, Freer Gallery of Art
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1992 - Antiques & Collectibles - 271 pages
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1982 Exhibited Achaemenid Empire alloy amalgam gilding Antimony appears areas band body bust carved century a.d. Silver chased Chromium cm Rim diameter cm Weight Composition As determined Copper corrosion decoration depicted determined by neutron elliptical bowl engraved Ettinghausen ewer examples exterior fluted formed by hammering Freer Gallery g Arthur Gallery of Art Gift of Arthur gold handle Harper and Meyers Hermitage Museum horn rhyton interior Iran Iridium late Sasanian leaf gilding lobes Mercury metal metalwork Metropolitan Museum millimeters MILLION Iridium Moorey Museum of Art neck neutron activation analysis niello ornament Parthian pattern PERCENT Silver phiale protome punch radiographic relief repousse rhyta rhyton ring foot roundel royal hunting plates Sackler Gallery Sackler Gallery collections Saint Petersburg Sasanian period Sasanian silver vessels Scandium Selenium shape Shapur Silver and gilt silver bowl silver-gilt Sogdian solder style suggest surface analysis Technical Discussion technique thick vase X-ray fluorescence