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Putto


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Description The convex bone is carved with a portion of a pattern of vine interlace, which contains a basket above a putto. The putto grasps the vine and holds fruit in his hand. The plaque has been buried, and shows surface flaking. It is broken at the left side and bottom.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Musuem, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
3rd-4th century (Late Antique)
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.15
Measurements
3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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