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Griffin Fibula

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Description The human hand on the foreleg of the griffin would have held the pin of this brooch.
Date Description Narrative
12/20/1977Examinationx-ray fluorescence
6/01/1983Examinationexamined for condition
6/14/1983Loan Considerationexamined for loan
3/01/1984Treatmentcleaned; coated; other
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Andronicos Kidaoglou, Constantinople, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1925, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P2124]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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8th-7th century BC (Urartian)
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1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in. (3.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)


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