Bronze cup with bird on handle
Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
7th–4th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: H. .059 D. .008
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze cup with small bird perched on the handle. Small flat base, plain rim, Steel-gray patina with patches of green.
From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.*
(Accession date: August 7, 1930)
*Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund