Late Achaemenid bowl by Unknown Artist

Shallow circular bowl with alternating hammered deep lobes and shallow petals and a central circle

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Trustees of Amschel Rothschild (c/o Christie's)

Provenance

Found in Mazanderan Province, northern Iran; sold at Sotheby's in 1964

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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