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Stand in the Shape of an Ibex
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Stand in the Shape of an Ibex


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Description The ring above the horns supported a bowl that may have held an incense burner. No exact parallel is known for this unusual piece, and the ultimate inspiration may lie in the Central Asian steppes.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/08/1974Examinationexamined for technical study; x-rayed
1/31/1976Treatmentrepaired
Exhibitions
  • In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
  • To Arrest the Ravages of Time: Caring for Art at the Walters. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
  • Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance Rabinou, Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1928, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P5205]; Sale, Brummer Auction, New York, Part 1, 20 April 20 1949, lot 96; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
ca. 10th-9th century BCE (Iron Age)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2328
Measurements
H: 13 3/8 x W: 11 13/16 x D: 6 7/8 in. (34 x 30 x 17.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
  • Azerbaijan (Place of Origin)

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