Object Place: Iran
Overall: 33 x 23 cm (13 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Steel with gold inlay
Not On View
Gourd with stem, two leaves and two buds. The base of the stem is threaded to screw into the body of the gourd, which is inlaid with gold at bottom, center and top.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel