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Dagger Handle


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Description This is a rare example of a 16th-century Turkish ivory hilt, delicately carved in relief with arabesque designs of interlacing foliage scrolls.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/01/1945Treatmentcleaned
10/03/2001Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Michel Boy, Paris, by purchase; Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, May 15, 1905, no. 337; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1905 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1905

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Period
mid 16th century (Early Modern)
Medium
walrus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.571
Measurements
4 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in. (10.6 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm)
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