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Ornament with Clasping Hands
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Ornament with Clasping Hands


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Ritual jewelry symbolized the value of marital alliances. This ornament has hooks on the back to fasten it to clothing.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Period
ca. 1611 (Baroque)
Medium
gold, enamel, emeralds, rubies, stones
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.413
Measurements
H: 2 3/16 x W: 1 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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