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  • Bowl with Islamic Design · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Islamic Design Description Provenance Credit Description Carved with vertical linked designs characteristic of Islamic vessels this bowl takes on the appearance of a blooming chrysanthemum or peony when viewed from above The jade is white to nearly transparent Provenance Laura F Delano Walters Art Museum 1972 by bequest Credit Bequest of Laura F Delano 1972 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/38903/bowl-with-islamic-design/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Box · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Arabic inscription on the lid Sicily fell under Arab rule in 902 and many Islamic craftsmen continued to work there after the Norman conquest of 1072 Following a rebellion in 1221 most Sicilian Muslims were expelled to North Africa Exhibitions Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Museum of Biblical Art New York Colby College Museum of Art Waterville Joslyn Art Museum Omaha 2008 2009

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/39842/box-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bucket with Designs of Roundels and the Zodiac · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    loan Date Description Narrative 11 17 1981 Examination examined for loan 11 06 2015 Examination Examined Exhibitions Exhibition of Persian Art Iranian Institute New York 1940 Islamic Insights Katonah Gallery Katonah 1980 The World of Islam Saint Mary s College St Mary s City 1981 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1913 Download

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  • Bullet Mold · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    compartment in the large Parisian Devisme case Walters 64 165 Overall the gilded steel bullet mold is ornamented with foliate scrollwork and tiny dots The bullet was made by packing the bullet powder into the recesses of the mold and pressing together The desired result would be a small ball bullet about the size of a 58 caliber which is similar to the measurements on the powder flasks Walters 51 83 but differs from the caliber of the associated Ottoman rifle Walters 51 84 of the Turkish Hunting Set Conservation Examined and cleaned in preparation for exhibition Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Treatment Examined cleaned 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 French Artist Period 19th century Medium gilded steel Arms Armor Accession Number 51 85 Measurements Bullet mold closed

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5873/bullet-mold-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Calyx on High Foot · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    around the rim Below intertwining bands with large roundels are filled with geometrical designs Exhibitions Exhibition of Persian Art Iranian Institute New York 1940 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown from the Hamadan Treasure Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation Lasting glory perfect glory increasing prosperity thriving luck authority praise honor authority praise Credit Acquired

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29902/calyx-on-high-foot-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Candlestick Base · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    shield Calligraphy is also a major decorative element In addition to the large thuluth inscription this piece includes different sizes and styles of Arabic script Despite its elaborate design Kitbugha had the candlestick made for use in his household storeroom or pantry The candlestick s neck and socket today in the Museum of Islamic Art Cairo already had been removed when Mr Walters added the piece to his growing collection of Islamic art Exhibitions The Arts of Islam Hayward Gallery London 1976 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 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription Inscribed base and neck Zayn al Din Kitbugha Translation Inscribed base in thuluth script This is one of the things made for the servery of the lofty

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15804/candlestick-base/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Casket · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    within roundels Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 15 1963 Treatment cleaned coated 1 26 1972 Examination examined for condition 8 26 1974 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Exhibition of Persian Art Iranian Institute New York 1940 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris Henry Walters Baltimore 1928 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1928 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/35357/casket-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Korai" Spoon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    for folding and a circular band for securing the extended position It terminates in a fish tail The piece has a dark green patina with clouds of powdery green A piece has been eaten away from the bowl Provenance Yamanaka and Company date and mode of acquistion unknown as excavated at Kaijo Henry Walters Baltimore 1920 mode of acquistion unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25524/korai-spoon/ (2016-02-18)
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