Silver Bowl,
from Iran or Afghanistan, 11th century,
Hermitage, St. Petersburg



A larger image of the Silver Bowl from Iran or Afghanistan, 11th century, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, S-499

Title: Small Dish
Place of creation: Iran or Afghanistan
Date: Early 11th century
Material: silver
Technique: cast, carving
Dimensions: height: 2cm; diameter: 10.3 cm
Acquisition date: Entered the Hermitage in 1953; handed over by the State Purchasing Commission; purchased from a private person
Inventory Number: S-499
Category: Applied Arts
Collection: Oriental Art
The State Hermitage Museum



Plate 84B. St Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum inv. S-499: silver bowl (early 11th century Iran or Afghanistan)
[Taken from Piotrovsky & Vrieze 1999 p.157.]
Source: Moya Catherine Carey, Painting the Stars in a Century of Change: A Thirteenth-Century Copy of Al-Ṣūfīís Treatise on the Fixed Stars (British Library Or. 5323) (Thesis University of London, 2001).



See also Plates with figures from Persia and Central Asia
Other 11th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers



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