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Sirens
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Sirens


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description A confronted pair of winged figures, male and female, blow curved horns. The male holds grapes and his partner, a flower. The body of each ends in a foliate scroll with a convoluted end. The black background is strewn with minute sprays and tendrils in gilding. Signed on the lower left: F.L. The plaque may be dated to the last decade of the 16th century.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/28/1956Treatmentcleaned
10/08/1987Treatmentother
11/20/1987Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1910, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1910

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Period
late 16th century
Medium
painted enamel on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.193
Measurements
H: 3 1/2 x W: 5 3/8 in. (8.9 x 13.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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