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  • Corinthian Helmet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    hoplite s panoply which also included a breastplate greaves shield spear and sword The nose guard and cheekpieces of the undecorated crestless Corinthian helmet left only the eyes and mouth of its wearer exposed The small holes around the edge of the helmet anchored a leather lining that would have been sewn inside the helmet This was the most common form of helmet among hoplites This helmet may have been killed or rendered unusable by bending the cheekpieces outward This type of distortion is common among helmets dedicated in sanctuaries Exhibitions Heroes Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit Foundation USA New York 2009 2011 Provenance Mr E Segredakis New York New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum January 15 1946 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1946 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Greek Artist Period 700 500 BC Archaic Medium bronze Metal Accession

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26335/corinthian-helmet/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Crossbow and Winder (Cranequin or Crank) with Decoration of Masks, Fruit and Hunt Scenes · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    is completed by the delicate tendrils of a vine with little flowers Conservation Date Description Narrative 8 05 1982 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions World of Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Provenance Henry Griffith Keasbey New York date of acquisition unknown by purchase Sale American Art Association New York December 5 1924 no 275 Henry Walters Baltimore 1924 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/20404/crossbow-and-winder-cranequin-or-crank-with-decoration-of-masks-fruit-and-hunt-scenes-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Crossbow Bolts Mounted in a Fan · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the end of the shaft to steady the bolt s flight Provenance Gimbel Berlin 1904 no 905 Henry Griffith Keasbey New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale American Art Association New York November 20 1924 no 270 Henry Walters Baltimore 1924 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1924 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator German Artist Period 1400 1700 Medium wood iron or steel copper alloy Arms Armor Accession Number 51 551 Measurements Average L 15 3 16 in 38 5 cm Geographies Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Charles Street Second Floor Arms and Armor Tags Add A New Tag Related Objects Crossbow Bolt Mounted in a Fan Title 1400 1700 Period 51 551 1 Accession Crossbow Bolt Title 1400 1700 Period 51 551 2 Accession Crossbow Bolt Mounted in a Fan Title 1400 1700 Period 51 551 3 Accession Crossbow Bolt Mounted in a Fan Title 1400 1700 Period 51 551 4 Accession Crossbow Bolt Mounted in a Fan Title 1400 1700 Period 51 551 5

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/17169/crossbow-bolts-mounted-in-a-fan-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cuirass (Breastplate and Backplate) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Cuirass Breastplate and Backplate Description Provenance Credit Description The Turkish arms and armor collected during the 1500s and 1600s in Habsburg circles were either trophies of a feared enemy or diplomatic gifts They reflected efforts to repel the invasions of Europe by successive sultans of the Ottoman dynasty who as caliphs successors of the prophet Muhammad as leaders of Islam considered themselves obliged to wage holy wars against non Muslims The Ottoman Empire with its capital at Constantinople present day Istanbul Turkey reached its height as a world power during the reign of Suleiman I the Magnificent r 1520 66 whose European incursions reached as far as Vienna The Habsburgs led the defense of Christian Europe the Spanish branch at sea and in North Africa and the Austrian branch on land with a decisive victory in 1683 at Vienna Provenance S Irene Arsenal of Constantinople Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1911 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25759/cuirass-breastplate-and-backplate/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cup-Hilt Rapier · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Cup Hilt Rapier Provenance Credit Provenance Henry Griffith Keasbey New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale American Art Association New York November 21 1925 no 253 Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1925 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/34744/cup-hilt-rapier/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Dagger ("Kindjal") and Sheath · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Hall Fowler date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1943 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Laurence Hall Fowler on behalf of the heirs of Mrs Thomas Harrison Oliver 1943 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Islamic Artist Period 19th century Modern Medium steel inlaid with gold blade

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/13222/dagger-kindjal-and-sheath/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Dagger and Scabbard · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Treatment cleaned Provenance R S Pardo Constantinople date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1903 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1903 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Turkish Artist Period mid 19th century Modern Medium steel with gold

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1304/dagger-and-scabbard/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Dagger Depicting Tamatori Retrieving the Sacred Jewel from the Sea · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Kaei nana Ko in nen shuban Translation Carved on special order by Kyogaishi Fugawa Kazunori Kaei 7 1854 late spring Translation Bishu province Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creators Fukawa Kazunori Japanese 1824 1876 Metalworker Hamano Masanobu Japanese born 1773 Metalworker Ishiguro Masaaki Japanese 1813

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21990/dagger-depicting-tamatori-retrieving-the-sacred-jewel-from-the-sea/ (2016-02-18)
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