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Cosmetic Jar with Cover
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Cosmetic Jar with Cover

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Description This jar is decorated with filigree.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance [From a tomb near Olbia, Parutino, Ukraine (?), 1913, jar only]; F. L. van Gans, Frankfurt (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; P. Mavrogordato, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Galerie Bachstitz, The Hague [catalogue 1921, part II, lot 92 J]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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1st century BC (Hellenistic)
gold, enamel, stones
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
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1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 9/16 in. (4.5 x 5.5 x 16.5 x 3.9 cm) (h. x w. x l. x diam.)
  • Turkey (Pontos) (Place of Origin)
  • Ukraine, Parutino (Olbia) (Place of Discovery)


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