Examples of provenance in a Sentence
Has anyone traced the provenances of these paintings?
The artifact is of unknown provenance.
Recent Examples of provenance from the Web
What was once the provenance of coastal mega-cities is now a widespread phenomenon with local watering holes from Jackson to Kansas City ready and willing to make proper drinks -- both classic and nouveau.
What's not in the story is the other $35,000, which has a more interesting provenance.
Designed and sewn in California, made from sturdy domestic organic cotton and nontoxic dyes, Pansy’s provenance and quality is flawless.
The sale is not only special because of its charitable nod but also for its personalized touch, as each item will come with a letter from Dunham explaining the item’s provenance and significance.
Meanwhile, a video clip without a clear provenance emerged overnight on YouTube in which Liu thanks wardens for taking care of him.
Brand, who runs a Dutch agency that helps track the provenance of works of art and advises buyers on the authenticity of works, has a record of successes.
But price and provenance are tricky things in the Tinga Tinga world.
Years before every chef listed the provenance of their salad greens on the menu, Alice Waters and her Bay Area cohort invented hyperlocal cooking.
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PROVENANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of provenance for English Language Learners
: the origin or source of something
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