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  • Hunting Rifle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Hunting Rifle Description Provenance Credit Description Maucher whose initials are on the stock was a carver as well as stock maker The stock is carved in relief with motifs of a hunter with his rifle and a young woman who carries a hunting hawk on her arm a favorite form of hunting for women and a spear In the 1600s women did not hunt with spears rather this alludes to the Roman goddess Diana who hunted with a spear and whose exploits and virtues validated hunting for its adherents The original lock a wheel lock was later replaced with a Prague flintlock made in the 1700s Provenance Richard Zschille Grossenhain Saxony Henry Griffith Keasbey New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale American Art Association New York 1924 no 265 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 Johann Michael Maucher German 1645 1700 Artist Period 1670 Baroque Medium steel or iron walnut with

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/16617/pistol/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Inscribed Dagger and Scabbard · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Art Iranian Institute New York 1940 Provenance R S Pardo Constantinople purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore 1903 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 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 Islamic Artist Period 1713 Early Modern Medium steel decorated with gold set with rubies

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21006/inscribed-dagger-and-scabbard/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Inscribed Helmet with Neck Guard of Mail and Nose Guard · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the Ottoman Dynasty of Turkey 1453 1922 Composed of a circle enclosing a loop over three vertical lines the stamp is clearly visible to the right of the nose guard on this helmet In 1839 the Ottoman repository discarded some of its holdings and sold them on the open market The famous French artist Jean Léon Gérôme was among the European collectors who acquired these Islamic arms and armor including this very helmet Conservation Examined and cleaned in preparation for exhibition Cleaned in preparation for exhibition Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Examination Examined cleaned 2 23 1962 Treatment cleaned coated 6 25 2015 Treatment Cleaned Exhibitions Noble Dreams Wicked Pleasures Orientalism in America 1870 1930 The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Mint Museum of Art Charlotte 2000 2001 Gérôme and His Circle Travel Art and Business in the Middle East 2015 2016 Provenance Royal Armory of Istanbul Purchased by Jean Léon Gérôme 1824 1904 Paris purchased by Dikran Kelekian Istanbul and Paris purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1913 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/34110/inscribed-helmet-with-neck-guard-of-mail-and-nose-guard/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Jeweled Gun of Sultan Mahmud I · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    pan before firing Each object is elaborately decorated with gold and gemstones just as much as the musket The hinged panel of the musket butt contains an inscription in diamonds This inscription is of an imperial monogram tughra of the Ottoman ruler Sultan Mahmud I who reigned 1730 54 The artist Muhammad and the musket s owner Ahmad Khan are named in an inscription as well as the date which is slightly effaced At some point the lock of the gun was replaced with a used lock from the late 18th century The musket was later placed in association with the Devisme gun case Walters 64 165 and its accessories to create the so called Turkish Hunting Set Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 20 1962 Treatment repaired cleaned 10 03 2001 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions The Art of Writing Instruments from Paris to Persia 2011 Pearls on a String Artists Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Asian Art Museum San Francisco 2015 2016 Provenance Robert S Pardo Istanbul purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore 1903 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Inscriptions Translation On barrel What God wills Translation On flintlock Work of Muhammad its owner is Ahmad Khan Seal or Tughra Hidden under panel in stock Sultan Mahmud I 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 AH 1145 AD 1732 1733 Ottoman Medium steel wood ash gold gilded silver silver nephrite diamonds emeralds or beryls rubies or spinels later miquelet lock steel gold Arms Armor Accession Number 51 84 Measurements H 9 5 8 L 55 D 2 3 4 in 24 5 139 7

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22655/rifle/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Kentucky Rifle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Kentucky Rifle Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Conservation Date Description Narrative 8 31 2011 Examination examined for exhibition 9 02 2011 Treatment cleaned coated mounted Exhibitions Lost and Found The Secrets of Archimedes The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2011 2012 Provenance Mr Austin Fine Baltimore MD Credit Gift of Mr Austin Fine 1984 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5799/kentucky-rifle/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Antique" Cameo with Portrait of the Roman Emperor Vespasian · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    with Portrait of the Roman Emperor Vespasian Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description The Roman emperors were popular subjects for cameos small relief carvings in antiquity and this cameo of Vespasian AD 9 79 imitates that tradition Cameos of the 16th and 17th centuries imitating Roman carving were often offered to collectors as Roman artifacts Onyx was favored for cameos because its narrow veins of brown and white color can be carved to set off a white form against a brown background Conservation The frame was polished and coated The crack in the cameo was reinforced from the reverse for travel Date Description Narrative 1 15 2015 Treatment Cleaned for loan Exhibitions World of Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Provenance C T Hawkins date and mode of acquisition unknown Charles Newton Robinson Sale London June 22 1909 no 114 Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1909 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1909 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 Venetian Italian

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/9997/antique-cameo-with-portrait-of-the-roman-emperor-vespasian/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Façon de Venise" Wine Goblet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Façon de Venise Wine Goblet Description Provenance Credit Description The most striking feature of this fine wine goblet is the extravagant wings in the shape of seahorses or serpents on either side of the stem This general type of goblet with an elaborately wrought flat central stem section was developed in Venice in the 1500s In the following century slightly heavier versions in this façon de Venise Venetian manner were being produced in the Southern Netherlands by glassmakers from Venice who established glasshouses at Liege Brussels and Antwerp The present goblet is a characteristic type known as a verre à serpents glass with serpents Such goblets were produced for use but functional works of great artifice were often displayed for their ingenious design Provenance Liège Walters Art Museum 2005 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Dr Francis D Murnaghan Fund and the Richard von Hess Foundation 2005 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 Flemish Artist Period ca 1650 1690 Baroque Medium soda lime glass Glasswares Accession Number 47 739 Measurements

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33940/fabon-de-venise-wine-goblet/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Memento Mori" Ring · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Explore Object Creative Commons License Memento Mori Ring Exhibitions Provenance Credit Exhibitions World of Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/23441/memento-mori-ring/ (2016-02-18)
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