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Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period
1925.1293CCCC0
Christ's Mission to the Apostles
Ottonian, Italy, Milan, Gothic period, 10th century
1967.65CCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747CCCC0
Enthroned Virgin and Child
Mosan, Valley of the Meuse, Gothic period, 13th century
1928.760CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Set of Three Panels from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39CCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.aCCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.bCCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.cCCCC0
Plaque: The Journey to Bethlehem
South Italy, Amalfi, Romanesque period, 12th century
1978.40CCCC0
Ivory Pyx (Box)
Byzantium
1951.114CCCC0
Triptych: The Life of the Virgin
France, Lorraine?, or Austria?, Gothic period, 14th century
1951.450CCCC0
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2CCCC0
The "Apostles" Pyx (Box)
probably by Triptych Group
1973.4CCCC0
The So-called Horn of Saint Blaise
South Italy or Sicily, 12th century
1930.740CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48CCCC0
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47CCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ (left wing: Raising of...
Germany, Thuringia or Saxony, 14th century
1984.158.aCCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ (right wing: Entry into...
Germany, Thuringia or Saxony, 14th century
1984.158.bCCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
The Crucifixion
France, Paris?, Gothic period, late 13th-early 14th century
1978.55CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1968.280CCCC0
Scepter
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.447CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.aCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.bCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.cCCCC0
Saint John the Evangelist
Germany or Moravia, 14th century
1930.660CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49CCCC0
Plaque: Christ Carrying the Cross
Germany, Lower Rhine, late 15th Century
1971.6CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46CCCC0
Plaque: The Crucifixion and Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris?, Gothic period, 13th century
1929.437CCCC0
Diptych: Scenes from the Passion and Afterlife of Christ
France, Gothic period, 14th century
1975.110CCCC0
Dragon's Head
Anglo-Norman?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1975.258CCCC0
Portable Altar
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29.aCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29.bCCCC0
Ladies Entertained by Dancers
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.103CCCC0
Chair Legs and Panel
Afghanistan, Begram (chair legs); India (panel), Kushan Period (1st century-320) (chair legs); Mughal dynasty (1526-1756)
1975.103CCCC0
Chair Leg
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1975.103.1CCCC0
Chair Leg
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1975.103.2CCCC0
Plaque: The Crucifixion
France or England, Gothic period, 14th century
1947.65CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.47CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.43CCCC0
Mithuna (Loving Couple)
India, Orissa, early 14th Century
1964.102CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.46CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.44CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.45CCCC0
Pair of Boxes in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137CCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf (lid)
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.1.bCCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.2.aCCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf (lid)
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.2.bCCCC0
Shoulao (The God of Longevity)
China, Ming dynasty
1940.691CCCC0
Panels from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229CCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.aCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.bCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.cCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.dCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.eCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.fCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.gCCCC0
Cover of a Palm-Leaf Manuscript
Ceylon, 17th century
1992.85CCCC0
Lion Dog
China, Song dynasty (960-1279) - Yuan dynasty
1970.135CCCC0
Courtesan with Heron and Squirrel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi reign
1964.240CCCC0
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329CCCC0
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35CCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.448CCCC0
Female Figurine or Finial
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.446CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing the Crucifixion
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.359CCCC0
Pendant
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.456CCCC0
Comb
India, Sunga Period, style of Chandraketugarh
2000.74CCCC0
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.449CCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212CCCC0
Standing Woman
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.105CCCC0
Ladies at Toilette
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.104CCCC0
Cover of a Palm Leaf
South India, 18th century
1963.578CCCC0
Pendant
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, 19th century
1976.189CCCC0
Carved Tooth
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century
1969.137CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.442CCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.2CCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period
1925.1293IvoryOverall: 25.3 x 17.2 x 1.8 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/4 x 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Christ's Mission to the Apostles
Ottonian, Italy, Milan, Gothic period, 10th century
1967.65IvoryOverall: 18.2 x 9.9 x 1 cm (7 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747Ivory, woodOverall: 14.3 x 46.7 x 20.3 cm (5 5/8 x 18 3/8 x 8 in.)Gift of W. G. Mather, F. F. Prentiss, John L. Severance, J. H. WadeCCCC0
Mirror Case with a Couple Playing Chess
France, Paris
1940.1200IvoryDiameter: 10.2 x 1 cm (4 x 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Enthroned Virgin and Child
Mosan, Valley of the Meuse, Gothic period, 13th century
1928.760IvoryWith base: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.); without base: 13.4 x 9.6 x 6.7 cm (5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. GreeneCCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70IvoryOverall: 12 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 9/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719Ivory, traces of paint and gildingOverall: 22.9 x 11.5 cm (9 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade and Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Set of Three Panels from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39IvoryOverall: 13 x 26.2 x 1 cm (5 1/8 x 10 5/16 x 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.aIvoryOverall: 13 x 26.2 x 1 cm (5 1/8 x 10 5/16 x 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.bIvoryOverall: 9.8 x 25.9 x 1 cm (3 7/8 x 10 3/16 x 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Panel from a Casket with Scenes from Courtly Romances
France, Lorraine?, Gothic period, 14th century
1978.39.cIvoryOverall: 9.7 x 25.9 x 0.8 cm (3 13/16 x 10 3/16 x 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Plaque: The Journey to Bethlehem
South Italy, Amalfi, Romanesque period, 12th century
1978.40IvoryOverall: 16.3 x 11 x 1 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Saint Martin of Tours: The...
Germany, Cologne, 14th century
1971.103Ivory with polychromy and gilding, original silver hingesOverall: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Closed: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ivory Pyx (Box)
Byzantium
1951.114IvoryDiameter: 12.7 cm (5 in.); Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Triptych: The Life of the Virgin
France, Lorraine?, or Austria?, Gothic period, 14th century
1951.450Ivory, traces of gildingOverall: 25.9 x 21.3 cm (10 3/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wrist-Rest with Crayfish and Water Plants
China, Qing dynasty
1977.9Ivory and polychrome pigmentOverall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7IvoryDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167IvoryOverall: 4.8 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35IvoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1IvoryOverall: 7.2 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.3 x 1 cm (3 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The "Apostles" Pyx (Box)
probably by Triptych Group
1973.4IvoryOverall: 25.5 x 17.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The So-called Horn of Saint Blaise
South Italy or Sicily, 12th century
1930.740IvoryOverall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18Ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45IvoryOverall: 6.5 x 3.9 cm (2 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48IvoryOverall: 4.6 x 12.4 cm (1 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284IvoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47IvoryOverall: 15.1 x 9 x 1.1 cm (5 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ (left wing: Raising of...
Germany, Thuringia or Saxony, 14th century
1984.158IvoryPart 1: 20.7 x 11.2 cm (8 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ (left wing: Raising of...
Germany, Thuringia or Saxony, 14th century
1984.158.aIvoryPart 1: 20.7 x 11.2 cm (8 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ (right wing: Entry into...
Germany, Thuringia or Saxony, 14th century
1984.158.bIvoryPart 2: 20.7 x 11.2 cm (8 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426IvoryOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Elie BorowskiCCCC0
The Crucifixion
France, Paris?, Gothic period, late 13th-early 14th century
1978.55IvoryOverall: 8.5 x 6.4 x 1.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1968.280IvoryOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Scepter
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.447IvoryOverall: 28 x 2.5 x 4 cm (11 x 1 x 1 9/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307Walrus ivoryOverall: 5.1 x 16.5 cm (2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.aWalrus ivoryOverall: 5.1 x 16.5 cm (2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.bWalrus ivoryOverall: 5.1 x 10.8 cm (2 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing Christ and the Apostles
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.307.cWalrus ivoryOverall: 5.1 x 16.5 cm (2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Saint John the Evangelist
Germany or Moravia, 14th century
1930.660Ivory with traces of paint and gildingOverall: 15.8 x 3.2 cm (6 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of M. & R. StoraCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49IvoryOverall: 4.5 x 8.9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plaque: Christ Carrying the Cross
Germany, Lower Rhine, late 15th Century
1971.6Ivory with traces of color and gold, mounted in silver frameOverall: 12.6 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46IvoryOverall: 16.1 x 5.5 x 1.1 cm (6 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plaque: The Crucifixion and Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris?, Gothic period, 13th century
1929.437IvoryOverall: 12.7 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm (5 x 3 x 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Diptych: Scenes from the Passion and Afterlife of Christ
France, Gothic period, 14th century
1975.110IvoryOverall: 16.9 x 16.5 x 1.3 cm (6 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester D. Tripp in memory of Chester D. TrippCCCC0
Dragon's Head
Anglo-Norman?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1975.258Walrus ivoryOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Thomas P. Miller in memory of James J. RorimerCCCC0
Portable Altar
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29Walrus ivory, gilded copper, porphyry, champlevé enamel, wood coreOverall: 13.1 x 26.9 x 16.9 cm (5 3/16 x 10 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29.aWalrus ivory, gilded copper, porphyry, champlevé enamel, wood coreOverall: 13.1 x 26.9 x 16.9 cm (5 3/16 x 10 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29.bWalrus ivory, gilded copper, porphyry, champlevé enamel, wood coreOverall: 13.1 x 26.9 x 16.9 cm (5 3/16 x 10 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Plaque with Two Boys Playing
China, Qing dynasty
1977.65Ivory with traces of polychromeOverall: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur HoldenCCCC0
Ladies Entertained by Dancers
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.103IvoryOverall: 7.5 x 17 cm (2 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Chair Legs and Panel
Afghanistan, Begram (chair legs); India (panel), Kushan Period (1st century-320) (chair legs); Mughal dynasty (1526-1756)
1975.103IvoryOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Chair Leg
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1975.103.1IvoryOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Chair Leg
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1975.103.2IvoryOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Plaque: The Crucifixion
France or England, Gothic period, 14th century
1947.65Ivory, mounted in a silver stand (after 1919)Without base: 10.8 x 6.6 cm (4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.47BoneOverall: 3.5 x 2 x 0.3 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.43BoneOverall: 4.9 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 15/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Mithuna (Loving Couple)
India, Orissa, early 14th Century
1964.102IvoryOverall: 9 x 6.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.46BoneOverall: 3.4 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.44BoneOverall: 4.3 x 3.4 x 0.3 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.45BoneOverall: 3.4 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Pair of Boxes in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137IvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf (lid)
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.1.bIvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.2.aIvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
Box in Form of Lotus Leaf (lid)
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.2.bIvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
Shoulao (The God of Longevity)
China, Ming dynasty
1940.691IvoryOverall: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Panels from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229IvoryOverall: 29.8 x 13.4 cm (11 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.aIvoryOverall: 29.8 x 10.2 cm (11 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.bIvoryOverall: 29.8 x 9.4 cm (11 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.cIvoryOverall: 21.4 x 8 cm (8 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.dIvoryOverall: 7.8 x 4.2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.eIvoryOverall: 7.8 x 4.2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.fIvoryOverall: 8.2 x 13.1 cm (3 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Panel from a Box
India, North East Deccan, Visakhapatnam district, Mughal Dynasty
1969.229.gIvoryOverall: 8 x 13.4 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Cover of a Palm-Leaf Manuscript
Ceylon, 17th century
1992.85IvoryOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mahruhk Tarapor and Stan Czuma in memory of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Lion Dog
China, Song dynasty (960-1279) - Yuan dynasty
1970.135IvoryOverall: 12.9 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
Courtesan with Heron and Squirrel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi reign
1964.240IvoryOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329IvoryOverall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Miniature Garden Seat
China, Qing dynasty
1989.330Ivory with pigmentsOverall: 4.4 x 3.8 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35IvoryOverall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.448IvoryOverall: 32 x 4 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Female Figurine or Finial
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.446Ivory, metalOverall: 11 x 4 x 4 cm (4 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing the Crucifixion
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.359Walrus ivoryOverall: 5.1 x 9.6 cm (2 x 3 3/4 in.)Gift of Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Company, Inc.CCCC0
Pendant
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.456IvoryOverall: 8.6 x 2.3 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Comb
India, Sunga Period, style of Chandraketugarh
2000.74IvoryOverall: 5.1 x 7 cm (2 x 2 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.449IvoryOverall: 12 x 2.5 x 4.5 cm (4 3/4 x 1 x 1 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379IvoryDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212IvoryOverall: 8.6 x 7.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of John L. Severance in memory of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Standing Woman
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.105IvoryOverall: 8 x 3.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ladies at Toilette
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.104IvoryOverall: 7.2 x 5.3 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cover of a Palm Leaf
South India, 18th century
1963.578IvoryOverall: 26.4 x 5.4 cm (10 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Pendant
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, 19th century
1976.189IvoryOverall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Given in memory of Dr. Thomas Munro by his childrenCCCC0
Carved Tooth
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century
1969.137Hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.442Carved ivoryOverall: 5.7 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.2IvoryOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of G. Garretson WadeCCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0