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Dish


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This dish is dated by the silver hallmarks (stamps) on its back to the early years of the reign of Heraclius, Byzantine emperor in AD 610-41. The center of the dish is decorated with a vine border and bears the monogram of the owner, Theodore. Two other dishes from the same set are in New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. 52.25.2 and Washington DC, Dumbarton Oaks Museum, inv. BZ.1960.60.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/16/1942Treatmentcleaned
11/01/1949Treatmentcleaned
12/13/1957Treatmentcleaned; coated
12/18/1957Treatmentcleaned; coated
6/09/1959Examinationother
2/20/1988Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Silver Treasure from Early Byzantium. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
Provenance [Found at Kyrenia (?), Cyprus]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] [Plate] of THEODORE A(?); [Stamp] Five stamps within the footring
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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Period
610-613 (Late Antique)
Medium
silver, niello
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.652
Measurements
1 1/4 x 10 1/16 in. (3.2 x 25.5 cm) (h. x diam.)
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