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  • Basin · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    and hammered basins vases and incense burners from brass engraved the surface with intricate designs and then inlaid the decorations with gold and silver This basin demonstrates this metalworking and silver inlay technique Conservation Date Description Narrative 8 28 1974 Treatment cleaned Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1911 Download Image Add

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  • Basin · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    15th centuries and influenced ceramic decoration well after the last Islamic dynasty in Spain came to an end in 1492 Often called Hispano Moresque ware such pieces regularly feature foliage designs and inscriptions in pseudo Arabic script as on this basin The basin s combination of luster designs with those painted in blue including two birds flanking a stylized tree is also typical of this ceramic tradition Provenance Dikran Kelekian

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/34987/basin-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Baton with Jade Finial · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    bejeweled with semiprecious stones including turquoise and a Mughal Indian jade finial The finial was attached at some point in the object s history either while the object was in the Ottoman treasury or later when it came into the hands of Robert S Pardo who sold the piece to Henry Walters 1848 1931 Pardo describes this unusual object as scepter however it is unclear what the object was intended for although it seems similar in purpose to maces swords and daggers which were held or worn to indicate the wealth and authority of their owners Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 28 1962 Treatment cleaned repaired 7 01 1981 Treatment cleaned examined for condition Exhibitions 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 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 Indian Artist Period 18th century Ottoman Medium nephrite gilded silver

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  • Beaker · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    resembling saints alternate with two storied domed structures that may represent monastic communities A smaller vessel in the Walters collection Walters 47 18 perhaps made to pair with this beaker depicts a figure riding a grey donkey possibly Christ entering Jerusalem Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 01 1980 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Renaissance of Islam Art of the Mamluks Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati The Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Crocker Art Museum Sacramento San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford 1981 1983 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Venice and The Islamic World 827 1797 Venise et l Orient Institut du Monde Arabe Paris Cedex 05 The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance G Dattari Cairo by 1912 Sale Hirsch Sambon Paris 1912 lot nos 608 609 Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York by 1925 Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation Glory to our lord the Sultan the royal the diligent the wise the

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  • Beaker · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the Crusader period when Islamic imagery including inscriptions in Arabic as seen here was often combined with Christian themes The composition includes a figure riding on a grey donkey modeled on the image of Christ entering Jerusalem Exhibitions Renaissance of Islam Art of the Mamluks Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati The Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Crocker Art Museum Sacramento San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford 1981 1983 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Venice and The Islamic World 827 1797 Venise et l Orient Institut du Monde Arabe Paris Cedex 05 The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance G Dattari Cairo by 1912 Sale Hirsch Sambon Paris 1912 lot nos 608 609 Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York by 1925 Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation Glory to our master the just Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1925 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to

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  • Betel or Paan Box with Inscription and Floral Scrolls · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    from ground seashells and wrapped in a leaf of the betel tree Betel chewed after meals to help with digestion was very popular in the Punjab region This box is inscribed with the name of its owner Abu l Kharid Nur al Hasan Khan Provenance Peter Marks Works of Art New York Walters Art Museum Baltimore 1988 by purchase Inscriptions Translation Abu l Kharid Nur al Hasan Khan Credit Museum

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  • Bottle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Library s Medieval Picture Bible The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Academy Art Museum Easton Princeton University Art Museum Princeton The Mitchell Gallery Annapolis Williams College Museum of Art Williamstown 2002 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 Purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Credit

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/2726/bottle-7/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bottle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    they manipulated into feather patterns or painted with enamels and gold Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 04 1972 Examination examined for condition 8 07 1981 Treatment cleaned coated repaired 8 10 1981 Examination examined for condition 9 26 2000 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions 3000 Years of Glass Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1982 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York Henry Walters Baltimore by purchase

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/27899/bottle-4/ (2016-02-18)
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