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Figurine of an Officer
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Figurine of an Officer


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Description The appeal of this figurine for a collector around 1600 was surely as a showy demonstration of the variety of precious materials that a jeweler could combine in one small display piece. Though the base is of the same period, it was designed for a different figure.
Exhibitions
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1600 (Baroque)
Medium
mother-of-pearl, copper gilt, lapis lazuli, emerald, ruby, diamond
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.888
Measurements
5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm)
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