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Necklace with Heart-Shaped Plaques
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Necklace with Heart-Shaped Plaques

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This piece is decorated with coarse filigree, open work, and granulation.
Date Description Narrative
4/11/1984Treatmentcleaned; other
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • 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 Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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3rd century (Byzantine)
gold, agate
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
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as photographed: 14 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 1/4 x 7 1/16 in. (36 x 9 x 0.71 x 17.9 cm) (h. x w. x d. x l.); width at clasp: 15/16 in. (2.34 cm)


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