Incised duck pin
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Early first millennium B.C.
Height x width x depth: 14.8 x 5.3 x 0.3 cm (5 13/16 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This silver pin is incised with linear designs and ducks and has a curved finial. The shape may represent a female fertility figure.
By 1993, Ronald and Noele Mele, Mele Gallery, New York; 1993, sold by the Mele Gallery to the MFA. (Accession date: January 27, 1993)
(Accession date: January 27, 1993)
Alice M. Bartlett Fund