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One of a group of three fragmentary silver bowls

Substantial parts of two bowls and small elements of a few others (number indeterminate.) Concentric bands of incised and gilded ornament. In the central roundel of the best-preserved piece is a dolphin entwined around an anchor. The workshop was probably a coastal site in the East...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri Collection; gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri to MFA, February 9, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Object Place

Iran

Accession Number

1983.147

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels