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Type: Ivory (133)
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
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
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
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Triptych: The Life of the Virgin
France, Lorraine?, or Austria?, Gothic period, 14th century
1951.450CCCC0
Ivory Pyx (Box)
Byzantium
1951.114CCCC0
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
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
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
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: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46CCCC0
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284CCCC0
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
Plaque: Christ Carrying the Cross
Germany, Lower Rhine, late 15th Century
1971.6CCCC0
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
Plaque: The Crucifixion
France or England, Gothic period, 14th century
1947.65CCCC0
Roundel with Mermaids and Lotus
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
2010.295CCCC0
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
Panel
India, Mughal dynasty
1975.103.3CCCC0
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
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.1.aCCCC0
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
Brisé Fan
China, 19th century
1916.366CCCC0
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
Portrait of Peter the Great
Kholmogory School (Russian)
1988.123CCCC0
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
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.442CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212CCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379CCCC0
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
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.1CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.2CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.3CCCC0
Young Woman with a Spear
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.106CCCC0
Candlestick Pair
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25CCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.1CCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.2CCCC0
Carved Handle for Parasol
Japan, 20th century
1939.384©
Buckle
China, Qing dynasty
1953.372CCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138CCCC0
Knife and Fork
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700CCCC0
Knife
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700.1CCCC0
Fork
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700.2CCCC0
Comb Panel with a Seated Devi
Ceylon, Kandy, 17th century
1955.384CCCC0
Lion's Head
India, Mughal period
1971.275CCCC0
Bull and Elephant in Combat
South India or Ceylon, 16th-17th century
1962.242CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443CCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.883CCCC0
Carved Vase with Liner
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028CCCC0
Carved Vase
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028.aCCCC0
Liner for Carved Vase
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028.bCCCC0
Japanese Man with Rake
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1006.1©
Japanese Woman with Broom
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1006.2©
Man with Brush and Lantern
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.388©
Large Male Netsuke
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1005©
Kneeling Boy with Base
Japan, 20th century
1945.203©
Kneeling Boy
Japan, 20th century
1945.203.a©
Base for Kneeling Boy
Japan, 20th century
1945.203.b©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373©
Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692CCCC0
Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692.aCCCC0
Base for Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692.bCCCC0
Quail
Japan, 20th century
1945.220©
Card Case
Japan, 20th century
1945.221©
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.880CCCC0
Woman Carrying a Parasol
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1963.541CCCC0
Comb with Devi and Attendants
Ceylon, 17th-18th century
1966.148CCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1119CCCC0
The Parasol Vendor
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1120CCCC0
Dachsund
Japan, 20th century
1945.217©
Japanese Man Holding Fruit
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1003©
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.878CCCC0
Tusk
China, 19th century
1918.133CCCC0
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18©
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18.a©
Box (lid)
China, 20th century
1922.18.b©
Procession with Four Figures
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1121CCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vases
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150CCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150.1CCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150.2CCCC0
Chess Pieces: King and Queen
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007©
Chess Piece: King
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007.1©
Chess Piece: Queen
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007.2©
Small Male Drummer (Missing Drum)
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1004©
Woman Carrying a Basket
Japan, 20th century
1945.204©
Fan
China, 20th century
1937.453©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.882CCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.881CCCC0
People in a Rickshaw
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.385©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342©
Man Carrying a Large Vegetable
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1122CCCC0
Elephant
Japan, 20th century
1945.213©
Paper Knife
Japan, Early 20th Century
1971.1260©
Three Figures
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.392©
Man and Serpent
Japan, Early 20th century
1984.1123©
Fan
China, Qing dynasty
1942.489CCCC0
Woman with Bridal Headdress
Japan, 20th century
1945.206©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.879CCCC0
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372©
Pectoral Cross
Byzantium, Russia, Byzantine period, 17th century
1993.37CCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93CCCC0
Man Carrying a Basket of Fish
Japan, 20th century
1945.207©
Small Male Holding Fish
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1008©
Christ
France, 17th century
1917.290CCCC0
No image available
Nepal, 16th-17th century
1993.241CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1963.543CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Late 19th - Early 20th century
1963.542CCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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
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
Carved Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284IvoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Panel
India, Mughal dynasty
1975.103.3IvoryOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137.1.aIvoryOverall: 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
Brisé Fan
China, 19th century
1916.366Carved and pierced ivory sticks with three painted medallions in European style, held together by a white silk ribbon and an iron pin at the pivot pointRadius: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); Spread: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Portrait of Peter the Great
Kholmogory School (Russian)
1988.123Ivory or boneOverall: 10.1 x 7.5 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Warren H. CorningCCCC0
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
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329IvoryOverall: 11 cm (4 5/16 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
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
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
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379IvoryDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
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
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.1IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.2IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282.3IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Young Woman with a Spear
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.106IvoryOverall: 9 x 4 x 1.7 cm (3 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Candlestick Pair
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25IvoryOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of G. Garretson WadeCCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.1IvoryOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of G. Garretson WadeCCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.2IvoryOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of G. Garretson WadeCCCC0
Carved Handle for Parasol
Japan, 20th century
1939.384IvoryOverall: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton©
Buckle
China, Qing dynasty
1953.372IvoryOverall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)Gift of Mary Corning Hyatt and Warren H. Corning, in memory of their mother, Edith W. CorningCCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138IvoryOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
Knife and Fork
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700Metal blade, ivory handleOverall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.); Blade: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Knife
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700.1Metal blade, ivory handleOverall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.); Blade: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fork
Italy, 18th century
1916.1700.2Metal end, ivory handleOverall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); without handle: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Comb Panel with a Seated Devi
Ceylon, Kandy, 17th century
1955.384IvoryOverall: 6.2 x 8.9 x 0.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Lion's Head
India, Mughal period
1971.275IvoryOverall: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor ThawCCCC0
Bull and Elephant in Combat
South India or Ceylon, 16th-17th century
1962.242IvoryOverall: 9.6 x 16.2 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444Carved ivoryOverall: 8.6 x 3.2 cm (3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443Carved ivoryOverall: 7.3 x 3.2 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.883IvoryOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Carved Vase with Liner
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028IvoryOverall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Linda RobbCCCC0
Carved Vase
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028.aIvoryOverall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Linda RobbCCCC0
Liner for Carved Vase
Japan, 19th century
1975.1028.bTinOverall: 19.7 x 9.8 cm (7 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Linda RobbCCCC0
Japanese Man with Rake and Japanese Woman with Broom (pair)
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1006IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.9 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Japanese Man with Rake
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1006.1IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.9 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Japanese Woman with Broom
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1006.2IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.7 x 2.9 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Man with Brush and Lantern
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.388IvoryOverall: 4.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton©
Large Male Netsuke
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1005Ivory, pigmentOverall: 3.9 x 2.3 x 2.9 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Kneeling Boy with Base
Japan, 20th century
1945.203IvoryOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Kneeling Boy
Japan, 20th century
1945.203.aIvoryOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Base for Kneeling Boy
Japan, 20th century
1945.203.bIvoryOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373IvoryOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692Carved ivory with wood baseOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. H. A. ChisholmCCCC0
Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692.aCarved ivoryOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. H. A. ChisholmCCCC0
Base for Carved Tusk with Chinese Immortal
Japan, possibly Meiji period
1937.692.bWoodOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. H. A. ChisholmCCCC0
Quail
Japan, 20th century
1945.220IvoryOverall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Card Case
Japan, 20th century
1945.221IvoryOverall: 9.5 x 5.7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.880IvoryOverall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman Carrying a Parasol
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1963.541IvoryOverall: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Miss Clara Benes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dominick BenesCCCC0
Comb with Devi and Attendants
Ceylon, 17th-18th century
1966.148IvoryOverall: 10.6 x 9.3 cm (4 3/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Gift of Robert RoussetCCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1119IvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
The Parasol Vendor
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1120IvoryOverall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Dachsund
Japan, 20th century
1945.217IvoryOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Japanese Man Holding Fruit
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1003Ivory, pigmentOverall: 10.5 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.878IvoryOverall: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tusk
China, 19th century
1918.133IvoryOverall: 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry A. EverettCCCC0
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18IvoryOverall: 5.2 x 4.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Delia White©
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18.aIvoryOverall: 5.2 x 4.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Delia White©
Box (lid)
China, 20th century
1922.18.bIvoryOverall: 5.2 x 4.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Delia White©
Procession with Four Figures
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1121IvoryOverall: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vases
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150Carved ivory, pigmentOverall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Base: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. LurieCCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150.1Carved ivory, pigmentOverall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Base: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. LurieCCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, 19th century
1986.1150.2Carved ivory, pigmentOverall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Base: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. LurieCCCC0
Chess Pieces: King and Queen
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007IvoryOverall: 10.5 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Chess Piece: King
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007.1IvoryOverall: 10.5 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Chess Piece: Queen
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1007.2IvoryOverall: 9.9 x 3.5 cm (3 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Small Male Drummer (Missing Drum)
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1004Ivory, pigmentOverall: 3.9 x 2 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Woman Carrying a Basket
Japan, 20th century
1945.204IvoryOverall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Fan
China, 20th century
1937.453IvoryOverall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Martha H. Jennings©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.882IvoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.881IvoryOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
People in a Rickshaw
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.385IvoryOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Gift of Dorothy M. Bell©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342IvoryOverall: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Man Carrying a Large Vegetable
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1984.1122IvoryOverall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Elephant
Japan, 20th century
1945.213IvoryOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Paper Knife
Japan, Early 20th Century
1971.1260Carved ivoryOverall: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of David Sanders Clark, Mrs. Harry T. Schultz, John Terry Clark, William Sanders Clark, Mrs. David N. Reece and Mrs. Joseph T. Lester, Jr.©
Three Figures
Japan, Early 20th century
1939.392IvoryOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton©
Man and Serpent
Japan, Early 20th century
1984.1123IvoryOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. Weir©
Fan
China, Qing dynasty
1942.489IvoryOverall: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)Gift of Henry W. KentCCCC0
Woman with Bridal Headdress
Japan, 20th century
1945.206IvoryOverall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.879IvoryOverall: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372IvoryOverall: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Pectoral Cross
Byzantium, Russia, Byzantine period, 17th century
1993.37Walrus ivory, wood, partially gilt silver and pearlsOverall: 10.5 x 5 x 1.7 cm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93IvoryOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Man Carrying a Basket of Fish
Japan, 20th century
1945.207IvoryOverall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Small Male Holding Fish
Japan, Tokyo, Ginza
2000.1008IvoryOverall: 5.2 x 2.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Christ
France, 17th century
1917.290IvoryOverall: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)Gift of Auguste RodinCCCC0
No image available
Nepal, 16th-17th century
1993.241Painted ivoryOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Eleanor Everett in memory of Mr. Morris EverettCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1963.543IvoryOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Miss Clara Benes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dominick BenesCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Late 19th - Early 20th century
1963.542IvoryOverall: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Miss Clara Benes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dominick BenesCCCC0