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Hound's Head Appliqué from a Bed
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Hound's Head Appliqué from a Bed


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The hound was associated with the Roman wine-god Bacchus and often decorated domestic objects. The naturalistic rendering of the animal is characteristically Roman.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/17/1983Treatmentcleaned
Provenance [Found in Rome]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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Period
1st century
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.865
Measurements
H: 1 7/8 × W: 3 7/8 × D: 1 9/16 in. (4.8 × 9.8 × 4 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Rome (Place of Discovery)

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