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Description Provenance Credit
Description This buhlwork portfolio is probaby Italian. Buhlwork is a type of marquetry where wood is inlaid with various other materials. Here tortoise shell, brass and ivory have been used to create an elaborate design.
Provenance Henry Walters, before 1931, by purchase; The Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th century
Medium
mahogany, tortoise shell, brass, ivory
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.349
Measurements
H: 13 x W: 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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