PeacockArtist(s)IranianArtist NationalityIranianObject Creation Date12th centuryMedium & Supportbronze with engraved decorationDimensions
7 3/4 in. x 6 in. ( 19.7 cm x 15.2 cm )Credit LineMuseum PurchaseSubject 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.Primary Object Classification Sculpture Primary Object TypemodelAdditional Object Classification(s)MetalworkCollection AreaWesternRights
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Islamic (culture or style)
metalwork (visual works)