- Museum number
Gilt-silver foil roundel; may have been worn attached to clothing; centre-piece of rosette; outer frieze of couchant goats; herringbone pattern around centre and outer edge; silver gilt on copper alloy on bitumen core (core and disc now separate).
- Production date
Diameter: 8.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Research Lab Report 1/1/1970.
Several others of this class exist in other collections and were discussed in detail by O. Dechesne, "Appliques iraniennes antiques de bitume", 'Pétrole Progrès' 125 (Printemps 1980), pp.16-19.
See also: P. Amandry, 'Journal of Near Eastern Studies' 24 (1965), p.152; C. Wilkinson, 'Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin' (1975), pp.108-109; P. Amiet, 'Revue du Louvre' 2 (1977), pp.63-69; J. Connan & O. Dechesne, 'Le Bitume à Suse', Paris 1996, pp.362-71, cats 483-91; O. Dechesne, 'Iranica Antiqua' 38 (2003), pp.25-40; Artcurial, 'Arts d'Orient et de l'Islam', Paris sale 9 October 2012, lot 93; Artcurial, 'Arts d'Orient et de l'Islam', Paris sale 12 May 2014, lots 39-40.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
G52/IRAN/5/6, from official opening 17/11/95-6 Dec 2005.
G49/IRAN/5, 16 Jun-23 Dec 1994.
Iranian Room [IR] case ?, nos 8-9 (part), Jul 1975-ca 1990.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Reported to Trustees for Board 25 January 1967
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number