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Covered Box with Design of Figural, Vegetal, and Geometric Motifs

Artist Culture
Persian
Period
Ilkhanid period, 1256–1353
Date
first half 14th century
Material
Copper alloy with silver and gold inlay
Made in
Iran, Asia
Classification
Metalwork
Current Location
On View, Gallery 120
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (26.7 x 27.3 cm)
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
Rights
Public Domain
Object Number
39:1926a,b
NOTES
This twelve-sided box depicts musicians playing flutes and tambourines, revelers with beakers, and seated rulers. In areas where the silver inlay is preserved, the details of their facial features can be seen.
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