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Torque


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A bronze torque for the neck, engraved with La Tène designs near the opening. The bronze thickens towards the opening, and the flattened terminals expand abruptly and are engraved with striations. The torque was broken in half during ancient times.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/19/1984Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • 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 Collection of Hugo Olse [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mrs. Carol L. Brewster, Owings Mills, Maryland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, December 1973, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Carol L. Brewster, 1973

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Creator
Period
4th-2nd century BC
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2502
Measurements
Diam: 4 15/16 in. (12.54 cm)
Geographies
  • La Tène (Place of Origin)
  • Scheldt River (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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