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Silver Cup
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Silver Cup


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The interior, but not exterior surface of this bowl is finished, suggesting that it may have served as a liner to some other vessel. This bowl may have been set into a mount or stand of another material (such as marble or ivory) and may have been used for pouring water, either for hand washing or baptism.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/01/1947Treatmentcleaned; coated
10/26/1959Treatmentcleaned; coated
1/12/1985Technical Reportexamined for technical study
8/07/1985Treatmentcleaned
9/19/1986Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Silver Treasure from Early Byzantium. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
Provenance [Excavated in Syria, 1908-1910]; Tawfic Abucasem, Hama and Port Said, ca. 1913, by purchase; Joseph Brummer, Paris, ca. 1928, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
mid-late 6th century (Late Antique)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.631
Measurements
H: 1 11/16 x Diam: 4 1/2 in. (4.3 x 11.5 cm)
Geography
  • Syria, Kurin (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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