Description Pins were an integral part of the Etruscan wardrobe. Sculpture and vase painting indicate that pins were worn on the shoulders alone or in pairs to fasten a cloak. This delicate pin's globe is decorated with granulation, a technique in which tiny balls of gold are fused to the metal surface to create a decorative pattern.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso. 2010.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [Yugoslavian treasure]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as part of "Jugoslavian Treasure"]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927
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