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Pin Mounted with an Intaglio Portrait
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Pin Mounted with an Intaglio Portrait


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The signature "Pikler" was forged to suggest that the intaglio was engraved by a member of the Pichler family of Roman gem engravers.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mrs. Henry Walters, New York, 1931, by inheritance; Sale, Joseph Brummer; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Signature] Pikler
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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Period
18th century
Medium
sardonyx, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1019
Measurements
1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (3.7 x 3.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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