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Plaque with Putto Supporting a Vase
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Plaque with Putto Supporting a Vase


Description Provenance Credit
Description The plaque is the upper left corner of a frame-embellishment and is curved to fit an oval or arched central panel. The putto reproduces a detail of an ancient relief found in Ravenna representing the empty throne of Neptune, which Marco Dente engraved in 1519 (Bibliothèque Nationale, Estampes, Eb 6 Res 41).
Provenance Sale, Galleria Sangiorgi, Rome, April 21, 1902, no. 438; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1902

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Period
ca. 1580 (?) (Renaissance)
Medium
painted enamel on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.36
Measurements
H: 5 1/16 x W: 2 13/16 in. (12.8 x 7.1 cm)
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Not On View

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