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  • Banquet Couch · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the couch are decorated with bronze fulcra the curving ends of the armrests which terminate in lion heads in the front and duck heads in the back Couches were highly valued pieces of furniture that were often buried with honored family members Conservation The bronze elements are ancient The wood framework and textile upholstery are restorations Small sheets of old plastic were present to protect the ancient metal from the cushion supports The plastic polyvinyl acetate from the 1950s had deteriorated It was removed and replaced with Mylar Date Description Narrative 10 03 1949 Treatment stabilized coated cleaned other 6 01 1950 Treatment stabilized 9 24 1953 Technical Report other 5 14 1968 Treatment stabilized 1 23 1978 Treatment cleaned 1 23 1978 Treatment cleaned coated other 1 22 1992 Treatment repaired 6 16 2014 Treatment Examined for exhibition minor treatment for exhibition Exhibitions In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 From Alexander to Cleopatra Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Provenance Found in a Chamber tomb near Canossa Arnold Ruesch Zurich Ruesch Collection Sale Lucerne 1936 William Randolph Hearst San Simeon 1936 by purchase

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  • Barbarian Soldier · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Provenance Stefano Bardini Florence until 1899 sold Sale Arthur Sambon Paris 1914 no 73 Heeramaneck Galleries date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1944 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1944 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/3831/barbarian-soldier-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Base of a Bowl · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    757 48 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Base of a Bowl Provenance Credit Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to

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  • Base of a Bowl · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Commons License Base of a Bowl Description Provenance Credit Description This base of a bowl displays ornamental designs of leaves and palmettes Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License

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  • Beads · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Provenance Credit Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 12 1978 Examination examined for condition 3 22 1984 Treatment repaired Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Objects of Adornment Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum New York Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh San Antonio Museum of Art San Antonio Philbrook Museum of Art Tulsa Honolulu Academy of Arts Honolulu New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis Toledo Museum of Art Toledo The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota 1984 1987 Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum and the Zucker Family Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1987 Provenance Joseph Brummer Jugoslavian treasure Henry Walters Baltimore 1927 by purchase 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 Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Etruscan Artist Period 7th 6th century BC Medium gold Gold Silver Jewelry Accession Number 57 405 Measurements 1 3 4 x 3 1 16 in

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22932/beads/ (2016-02-18)
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  • A Lion and a Leopard Attacking Animals · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    attacks a gazelle while a rabbit tries to jump away from the gazelle s forelegs On the right a leopard jumps down from rocks onto the back of an ibex a small rodent flees the hoofs of the ibex Birds in the branches of acacia trees observe the two scenes The frieze was broken in two during the civil war in Yemen in 1962 and the longer right section was discolored by fire Conservation Date Description Narrative 3 13 2008 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Faces of Ancient Arabia The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2008 Provenance Imam Ahmed King of Yemen Dr Giraud Foster Baltimore 1961 by gift The piece was housed in the palace of the Imam and was lost upon the Egyptian invasion of Yemen in September 1962 after the death of the Imam It appeared again in London where it was sold by Sotheby s Sotheby s London between 1963 and 1971 Giraud and Carolyn Foster Baltimore between 1963 and 1971 by purchase Walters Art Museum 2008 by gift Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster 2008 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/76505/a-lion-and-a-leopard-attacking-animals/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Base of a Stela · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    stela were intended to be seen from all sides The one line inscription names the male owner Zerbem and his clan Gherbem Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 01 2008 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Faces of Ancient Arabia The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2008 Provenance Sotheby s London between 1963 and 1971 Giraud and Carolyn Foster Baltimore between 1963 and 1971 by

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/76511/base-of-a-stela/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Belt Fitting · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of the arch shaped buckle is decorated with in filigree technique with spiral and tendril arabesques as well as small rosette shaped granulation clusters at the center of the decoration is a large eight leaf rosette A small perforation was used to attach the buckle to the girdle The back is blank except an Arabic stamp with name and date of the ruler al Mansur 11xx The stamp belongs to Imam al Mansur al Husayn who lived from AH 1139 to 1161 AD 1727 1748 An engraved inscription in Hebrew names the silversmith Yahya Tayyib siyyur Exhibitions Diadem and Dagger Jewish Artisans of Yemen The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2012 2013 Provenance Mr Derek Content and Mr Benjamin Zucker Zucker Family Trust London and New York by purchase Walters Art Museum 2010 by gift Inscriptions Stamp In Arabic al Mansur 11xx Engraved In Hebrew Yahya Tayyib siyyur Credit Joint gift to the Walters Art Museum Baltimore and the Israel Museum Jerusalem by Mr Derek Content and Mr Benjamin Zucker in honor of Mrs Amanda Content and Mrs Barbara Zucker 2010 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook

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