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Spandrel

Ceiling Fragment

Object Number:NEP15
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Persia
Locus: Chahal Situm Pavilion
Period: Shah Abbas Period
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stucco
Iconography:Crane
Cloud
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1926

Description

Ceiling fragment, design of cranes and clouds. Said to have come from Pavilion of Chahal Situm, which was constructed by Shah Abbas.

"Probably from above a window. Said to have come from the Pavilion of Chehel Sutun."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977 - 04 Apr 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

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