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Owl Pendant

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Description This pendant was formerly thought to be from the 16th century because of its late Renaissance-style enameled gold strapwork, baroque pearls, and the square-cut gems in box settings.
Date Description Narrative
6/01/1983Examinationexamined for loan
6/17/1983Loan Considerationexamined for loan
9/01/1984Treatmentcleaned; coated
1/25/1988Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
5/09/1991Examinationexamined for exhibition
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
  • 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 and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Gallery, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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19th century
gold, enamel, tourmaline, ruby, diamond, pearl
Accession Number
4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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