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Jar with Cover
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Jar with Cover


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The bulbous lower body displays engraved harpies within medallions with arabesque designs. Around the neck is a Naskhi inscription containing an anonymous blessing set against an arabesque background. The cover is crowned by a small bird finial.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/24/1972Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Arts of Persia. 1949.
  • Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, July 10, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
late 12th century
Medium
bronze, silver, red patina
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.452
Measurements
H overall: 9 1/16 x Diam: 5 11/16 in. (23 x 14.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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