Luristan duck bracelet

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
about 7th century B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.613

Medium or Technique

Luristan bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Luristan bronze bracelet; open, twisted by bands of decoration, ends in the form of ducks looking backward. Greenish patina.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund