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Description This bracelet is made of tubular gold, with a simulated fastener of five ribs embossed on one side. It was bought ca. 1920 in Athens together with two others, now in Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, inv. 951.166.1-2. Very similar Byzantine bracelets are also in Washington DC, Dumbarton Oaks Museum, inv. 58.42 and Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, inv. Omega 100-101.
Date Description Narrative
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Sale, Athens; Margaret Burg, England and Scarsdale, New York, ca. 1920, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1951, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1951

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5th-7th century (Late Antique)
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3 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 7/16 in. (7.7 x 6.6 x 1.1 cm)

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