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Decorated bronze cup

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Spherical cup; low foot; hollow handle riveted to rim and base. Decoration repousse with potted palmettes. Above and below guilloche frieze.

Provenance

Said to be from Luristan. By 1962, with E. Mahboubian, New York; 1960, purchased by the MFA from Mahboubian. (Accession date: May 9, 1962)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 10th–9th century B.C.

Object Place

Luristan

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 9 cm (2 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.467

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels