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  • "Famille Verte" Dish · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Famille Verte Dish Description Provenance Inscription Credit Description This is an example of famille verte porcelain Provenance William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Mark leaf Credit Acquired by William T or Henry Walters 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/26717/famille-verte-dish/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Fortification Agate" Snuff Bottle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Art Gallery Baltimore 2000 2001 Provenance William T Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1894 by inheritance Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by William T 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 Chinese Artist Period 19th century Medium agate Stone Accession Number

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/8290/fortification-agate-snuff-bottle-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Garlic-Head" Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Period Descending 1 12209 24 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Garlic Head Vase Provenance Credit Provenance William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by William T or 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

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/2974/garlic-head-vase/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Garlic-Head" Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    1 12209 25 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Garlic Head Vase Provenance Credit Provenance William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by William T or 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 Chinese Artist

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12331/garlic-head-vase-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Guanyin" Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    a Japanese addition Amphora peach bloom vases are characterized by their slender bodies narrow feet and flared mouths and are called liuye ping willow leaf vase for their resemblance to the leaves of a willow tree They are also referred to as Guanyin vases alluding to the Bodhisattva Guanyin whom carries a vessel of a similar form containing ambrosia Coincidentally the branch of a willow tree is also a symbol

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/19627/kuan-yin-vase-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Imperial" Menologion with Scenes of Martyrdom · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    his or her life Each text also ends with a seven line prayer for the well being of an emperor whose name is spelled by the lines initial letters as MIC H AEL P This is almost certainly the Byzantine emperor Michael IV who reigned from 1034 to 1041 The meaning of the letter P is not quite clear When first used the books were read out in the emperor s presence probably in one of the numerous chapels of the great imperial palace in Constantinople capital of the Eastern Roman Empire A single leaf from the Walters volume is now kept in Berlin Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Ms Graec Fol 31 By the sixteenth century several folios were missing and paper leaves copied from a Metaphrastian Menologion were added at this time Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 The Taste of Maryland Art Collecting in Maryland 1800 1934 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces in Miniature The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Byzantine Gold Illumination in Greek Manuscripts The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1986 Art in the Book The Vision of Architecture Painting and Sculpture in Illuminated Manuscripts The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1989 Eureka The Archimedes Palimpsest The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore The Field Museum Chicago 1999 2000 Treasures of Heaven The Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland The Walters Art Museum Baltimore The British Museum London 2010 2011 Provenance Library of the Greek Patriarchate Alexandria no 32 33 known to have been there in 1895 and 1901 but reported lost by 1914 Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase probably from Leon Gruel Paris Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download PDF Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/20337/imperial-menologion-with-scenes-of-martyrdom-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "In Thee Rejoices," Feast Scenes, and Saints · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    praise The image is framed by scenes corresponding to the twelve major feasts of the Orthodox Church the Holy Trinity represented as the three angels that appeared to Abraham at Mamre Annunciation Nativity Presentation of Christ in the Temple Baptism Transfiguration Entry into Jerusalem Raising of Lazarus Crucifixion Resurrection Ascension Pentecost and Dormition Death of the Virgin Saints Basil and Gregory are depicted in the lower left and right corners On the back are Saints Nicholas Athanasius and Sergius of Radonezh Saint George killing the dragon Prophet Isaiah Saint Ambrose Saints Stephen and Nicetas Saints Catherine Barbara and Parascheve Small panels of the present kind were used as personal prayer images and this one carries in the lower frame the name of its original owner Athanasius Isaacovich Olgov Exhibitions A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts 2014 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1931 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription On the face Ѡ тобѣ радоуетсь ωбрадованаiа всѧ тварь О тебе радуется обрадованная вся тварь Translation In thee rejoiceth O Full of Joy all creation Transcription On the back in the lower

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/7922/in-thee-rejoices-feast-scenes-and-saints/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Kovsh" with Imperial Eagle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Kovsh with Imperial Eagle Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Description The kovsh is a drinking vessel that traces its origins to a medieval wooden boat shaped ladle This example is made with Siberian jade or nephrite It was intended to be an imperial piece but was never delivered The kovsh was sent by Pottier to Henry Walters in 1930 Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 24 1959 Treatment cleaned coated 1 23 1988 Treatment cleaned 1 23 1988 Examination examined for condition 2 28 2002 Treatment examined for condition other Exhibitions Russian Art Icons and Decorative Arts from the Origin to the Twentieth Century The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1959 1960 A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 The Fabergé Menagerie The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Columbus Museum of Art Columbus Portland Art Museum Portland 2003 2004 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions May 6 1911 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 Russian

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/14699/kovsh-with-imperial-eagle/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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