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Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period
1925.1293CCCC0
Descent from the Cross
Adam Lenckhardt (German, 1610-1661)
1967.134CCCC0
Christ's Mission to the Apostles
Ottonian, Italy, Milan, Gothic period, 10th century
1967.65CCCC0
Enthroned Virgin and Child
Mosan, Valley of the Meuse, Gothic period, 13th century
1928.760CCCC0
Plaque: The Journey to Bethlehem
South Italy, Amalfi, Romanesque period, 12th century
1978.40CCCC0
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
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747CCCC0
Ivory Pyx (Box)
Byzantium
1951.114CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45CCCC0
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47CCCC0
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
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
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
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49CCCC0
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284CCCC0
Giraffe Head
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1977.146CCCC0
Face from a Cosmetic Spoon
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dyansty 18 (1540-1296 BC), reign of Amenhotep III
1988.7CCCC0
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
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46CCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
Scepter
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.447CCCC0
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
Triptych: The Life of the Virgin
France, Lorraine?, or Austria?, Gothic period, 14th century
1951.450CCCC0
Framed Relief of Diana the Huntress
France (?), 19th century
1981.71CCCC0
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
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713CCCC0
Tea Service
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74©
Tray
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.1©
Cream Pitcher
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.2©
Covered Sugar Bowl
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.3©
Tea Pot
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.4©
Hot Water Pot
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.5©
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Salver
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1991.46©
Dog with Shell
Japan, Edo Period
1947.652CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, probably 19th century
2005.3CCCC0
Hariti Statuette
China, Tang dynasty
1915.333CCCC0
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
The Annunciation
Johann Michael Düchert (German, 1725-1799)
1981.12CCCC0
Roundel with Mermaids and Lotus
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
2010.295CCCC0
Daoist Figure
China, Southern Song dynasty
1964.368CCCC0
Pair of Boxes in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137CCCC0
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
Janus Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1976.182©
Ladies Entertained by Dancers
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.103CCCC0
Pedestal
China, Tang dynasty
1968.70CCCC0
Shoulao (The God of Longevity)
China, Ming dynasty
1940.691CCCC0
Mithuna (Loving Couple)
India, Orissa, early 14th Century
1964.102CCCC0
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.gCCCC0
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
Dragon's Head
Anglo-Norman?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1975.258CCCC0
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 2nd quarter 20th century
1976.186©
Portrait of a Man Holding a Glass
Joseph Daniel (British, c. 1760-1803)
2010.5CCCC0
Saint John the Evangelist
Germany or Moravia, 14th century
1930.660CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
No image available
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi period
1942.672.bCCCC0
Cover of a Palm-Leaf Manuscript
Ceylon, 17th century
1992.85CCCC0
Courtesan with Heron and Squirrel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi reign
1964.240CCCC0
Portrait of Lady Grace Anna Newenham
Horace Hone (British, 1756-1825)
1942.1144CCCC0
Venus and a Satyr
Ignaz Elhafen (German, 1658-1715)
1982.144CCCC0
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35CCCC0
Lion Dog
China, Song dynasty (960-1279) - Yuan dynasty
1970.135CCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.448CCCC0
Pendant
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.456CCCC0
Comb
India, Sunga Period, style of Chandraketugarh
2000.74CCCC0
Plaque: Christ Carrying the Cross
Germany, Lower Rhine, late 15th Century
1971.6CCCC0
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.449CCCC0
Cosmetic Jar
Byzantium, probably Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1946.261CCCC0
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329CCCC0
Eye
Emily Drayton Taylor (American, 1860-1952)
1961.330©
Portable Altar
Germany, Cologne, Gothic Period, 13th century
1927.29CCCC0
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
Descent from the Cross
Adam Lenckhardt (German, 1610-1661)
1967.134IvoryOverall: 44.8 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm (17 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7IvoryDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284IvoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Giraffe Head
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1977.146IvoryOverall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey in memory of Marguerite MallonCCCC0
Face from a Cosmetic Spoon
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dyansty 18 (1540-1296 BC), reign of Amenhotep III
1988.7IvoryOverall: 4 x 2.3 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 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
1984.158IvoryPart 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Framed Relief of Diana the Huntress
France (?), 19th century
1981.71IvoryOverall: 19.9 x 12.9 x 1.9 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/16 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713Steel and ivoryOverall: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Quillions: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tea Service
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74Silver and ivoryThe Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
Tray
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.1Silver and ivoryOverall: 13.5 x 76.9 x 19.9 cm (5 5/16 x 30 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
Cream Pitcher
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.2Silver and ivoryOverall: 12.7 x 9.1 x 6.4 cm (5 x 3 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
Covered Sugar Bowl
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.3Silver and ivoryOverall: 15.6 x 12.1 x 8.6 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
Tea Pot
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.4Silver and ivoryOverall: 17.7 x 15.9 x 9.7 cm (6 15/16 x 6 1/4 x 3 13/16 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
Hot Water Pot
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1980.74.5Silver and ivoryOverall: 18.5 x 15.4 x 9.9 cm (7 5/16 x 6 1/16 x 3 7/8 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection©
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
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
Salver
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1991.46Silver and ivoryOverall: 14.6 x 33 cm (5 3/4 x 13 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Dog with Shell
Japan, Edo Period
1947.652IvoryOverall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore WarnerCCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, probably 19th century
2005.3IvoryOverall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hariti Statuette
China, Tang dynasty
1915.333IvoryOverall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)Gift of A. W. BahrCCCC0
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
The Annunciation
Johann Michael Düchert (German, 1725-1799)
1981.12Ivory, ebony, velvet, in the original gilded and glazed frameFramed: 56.5 x 41.9 x 6.3 cm (22 1/4 x 16 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.); Unframed: 33.5 x 25.4 x 3.5 cm (13 3/16 x 10 x 1 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Roundel with Mermaids and Lotus
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
2010.295IvoryDiameter: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)Gift of John Eskenazi in honor of Dr. Stanislaw J. CzumaCCCC0
Daoist Figure
China, Southern Song dynasty
1964.368Wood and ivoryOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Janus Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1976.182IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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
Pedestal
China, Tang dynasty
1968.70IvoryOverall: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.); Diameter of base: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. MayerCCCC0
Shoulao (The God of Longevity)
China, Ming dynasty
1940.691IvoryOverall: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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
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.gIvoryOverall: 8 x 13.4 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
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
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
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 2nd quarter 20th century
1976.186IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Portrait of a Man Holding a Glass
Joseph Daniel (British, c. 1760-1803)
2010.5Watercolor on ivoryImage: 12.7 x 10.1 cm (5 x 4 in.); Framed: 18.4 x 15.8 cm (7 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457Wood, ivory, cord, metal, seedsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
No image available
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi period
1942.672.bIvoryOverall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Portrait of Lady Grace Anna Newenham
Horace Hone (British, 1756-1825)
1942.1144Watercolor on ivoryFramed: 9 x 7.6 cm (3 9/16 x 3 in.); Sight: 7.6 x 6 cm (3 x 2 3/8 in.)The Edward B. Greene CollectionCCCC0
Venus and a Satyr
Ignaz Elhafen (German, 1658-1715)
1982.144IvoryOverall: 15.5 x 12.4 x 3 cm (6 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35IvoryOverall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Lion Dog
China, Song dynasty (960-1279) - Yuan dynasty
1970.135IvoryOverall: 12.9 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of Lois ClarkeCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Cosmetic Jar
Byzantium, probably Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1946.261Ivory and goldOverall: 4.8 x 4 cm (1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329IvoryOverall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Eye
Emily Drayton Taylor (American, 1860-1952)
1961.330Watercolor on ivoryDiameter of frame: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Starr©
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