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Peacock

Iranian

Artwork Details

Peacock
12th century
Iranian
bronze with engraved decoration
7 3/4 in. x 6 in. ( 19.7 cm x 15.2 cm )
Museum Purchase
1959/1.116

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

Depiction of birds in the Seljuk period was very common. This statue depicts a peacock.

Physical Description:

A bronze statue in the shape of a peacock, this piece has engraved decorations and is made in the Seljuk style of metalwork.

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