From: Iran

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 42-30-275A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steel | Bone | Wood | Leather
Technique Inscribed

Crescentic, watered steel blade with pronounced medial ridge on both faces; wide end inserted in bone grip, lentoid in section and widest at top and bottom. Grip completely carved in high relief in three registers; top, band of Arabic inscription; two seated (kneeling) and two standing crowned human figures; the lowest, on each side three seated (kneeling) crowned human figures between two urns.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 15 - Collector Number

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