A Sassanian silver 'simurgh' dish, Persia, 6/8th C.

This lot was sold on 2021-06-26 and is no longer available

Dia.: 17 cm

Condition: (UV-checked)
- A visible tear just below the rim at ca. 6.30 o'clock.
- A small hole in the rim at ca. 2.30 o'clock.
- A number of (probably) pewter or tin reinforcements and fill-ups throughout.
- Small scattered nicks and superficial bruises throughout.
- Very slightly deformed but still presenting very well.

Provenance: A Belgian private collection.

- Compare to a Sassanian silk twill textile, dated 6th–7th century, used in the reliquary of Saint Léon, Paris. (link)


Price incl. premium: € 18.487,50