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Pin with Three Pendants
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Pin with Three Pendants


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Description The head of the gold pin is missing but the molding that kept what were probably its composite elements securely in place is still preserved. Three loops soldered to the pin retain three pendant cylinders which may or may not belong. The original photograph of the cylinders shows them without the pin. Two of the cylinders are ornamented with wire, the third has a stone bead jammed in its bottom.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Collection of F. L. van Gans, Frankfurt (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Galerie Bachstitz, The Hague [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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Creator
Period
1st century BC
Medium
gold, jewels
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.379
Measurements
H: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Greece (Place of Origin)
  • Ukraine, Parutino (Olbia) (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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