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Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period
1925.1293CCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747CCCC0
Triptych: The Life of the Virgin
France, Lorraine?, or Austria?, Gothic period, 14th century
1951.450CCCC0
Altar Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284CCCC0
Christ's Mission to the Apostles
Ottonian, Italy, Milan, Gothic period, 10th century
1967.65CCCC0
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 Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Plaque: The Journey to Bethlehem
South Italy, Amalfi, Romanesque period, 12th century
1978.40CCCC0
Scepter
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.447CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
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
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48CCCC0
Ivory Pyx (Box)
Byzantium
1951.114CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47CCCC0
The "Apostles" Pyx (Box)
probably by Triptych Group
1973.4CCCC0
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
The So-called Horn of Saint Blaise
South Italy or Sicily, 12th century
1930.740CCCC0
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
Female Figurine or Finial
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.446CCCC0
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.449CCCC0
The Crucifixion
France, Paris?, Gothic period, late 13th-early 14th century
1978.55CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar Showing the Crucifixion
Germany, Lower Rhine Valley, Romanesque period, 11th century
1922.359CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1968.280CCCC0
Saint John the Evangelist
Germany or Moravia, 14th century
1930.660CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212CCCC0
Plaque: The Crucifixion and Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris?, Gothic period, 13th century
1929.437CCCC0
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
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
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
Enthroned Virgin and Child
Mosan, Valley of the Meuse, Gothic period, 13th century
1928.760CCCC0
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
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7CCCC0
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
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
Kneeling Boy
China, Ming dynasty
1989.329CCCC0
Standing Woman
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan Period
1985.105CCCC0
Ladies at Toilette
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.104CCCC0
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
Young Woman with a Spear
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1985.106CCCC0
Pectoral Cross
Byzantium, Russia, Byzantine period, 17th century
1993.37CCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Lower Rhine, late 15th Century
1971.6CCCC0
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
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
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
Portrait of Peter the Great
Kholmogory School (Russian)
1988.123CCCC0
Courtesan with Heron and Squirrel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi reign
1964.240CCCC0
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35CCCC0
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
Comb
India, Sunga Period, style of Chandraketugarh
2000.74CCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379CCCC0
Cover of a Palm Leaf
South India, 18th century
1963.578CCCC0
Candlestick Pair
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25CCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.1CCCC0
Candlestick
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25.2CCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84©
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
Carved Handle for Parasol
Japan, Meiji period
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
Lion's Head
India, Mughal period
1971.275CCCC0
Comb Panel with a Seated Devi
Ceylon, Kandy, 17th century
1955.384CCCC0
Bull and Elephant in Combat
South India or Ceylon, 16th-17th century
1962.242CCCC0
Christ
France, 17th century
1917.290CCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.883CCCC0
Japanese Man with Rake
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1006.1©
Woman with Broom
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1006.2©
Vase
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1975.1028CCCC0
Carved Vase
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1975.1028.aCCCC0
Vase (liner)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1975.1028.bCCCC0
Kneeling Boy
Japan, Meiji period
1945.203©
Kneeling Boy
Japan, Meiji period
1945.203.a©
Kneeling Boy (base)
Japan, Meiji period
1945.203.b©
Netsuke of Child
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1005©
Man with Brush and Lantern
Japan, Meiji period
1939.388©
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, Meiji period
1945.220©
Card Case
Japan, Meiji period
1945.221©
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.880CCCC0
Comb with Devi and Attendants
Ceylon, 17th-18th century
1966.148CCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1119CCCC0
Parasol Vendor
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1120CCCC0
Dachsund
Japan, Meiji period
1945.217©
Man Holding Fruit
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1003©
Tusk
China, 19th century
1918.133CCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.878CCCC0
Fan
China, 20th century
1937.453©
Ivory Tusk Vases
Japan, Meiji period
1986.1150CCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, Meiji period
1986.1150.1CCCC0
Ivory Tusk Vase
Japan, Meiji period
1986.1150.2CCCC0
Chess Pieces: King and Queen
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1007©
Chess Piece: King
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1007.1©
Chess Piece: Queen
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1007.2©
Woman Carrying a Basket
Japan, Meiji period
1945.204©
Netsuke of Man
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1004©
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18©
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18.a©
Box (lid)
China, 20th century
1922.18.b©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.881CCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.882CCCC0
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342©
Elephant
Japan, Meiji period
1945.213©
Man with Radish
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1122CCCC0
Fan
China, Qing dynasty
1942.489CCCC0
Three Figures
Japan, Meiji period
1939.392©
Woman
Japan, Meiji period
1945.206©
Man and Serpent
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1123©
Paper Knife
Japan, Meiji period
1971.1260©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.879CCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93CCCC0
Man Carrying a Basket of Fish
Japan, Meiji period
1945.207©
Man with Fish
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1008©
No image available
Nepal, 16th-17th century
1993.241CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Meiji period
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
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
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
Altar Tusk
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284Elephant ivoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Female Figurine or Finial
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.446Ivory and ironOverall: 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Roundel with the Annunciation
Germany, Upper Rhine, 15th century
1971.7IvoryDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
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
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
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
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
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 ivory and organic materialOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
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
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
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
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
No image available
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
Pair of Boxes in Form of Lotus Leaf
China, Qing dynasty
1970.137IvoryOverall: 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
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
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
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
Courtesan with Heron and Squirrel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi reign
1964.240IvoryOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Male Bust
Afghanistan, Begram, Kushan period
1977.35IvoryOverall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
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
Comb
India, Sunga Period, style of Chandraketugarh
2000.74IvoryOverall: 5.1 x 7 cm (2 x 2 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379IvoryDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
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
Candlestick Pair
Italy, 15th century style
1961.25IvoryOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of G. Garretson WadeCCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Gift of Dorothy M. Bell©
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madura area, 17th century
1972.282IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Carved Handle for Parasol
Japan, Meiji period
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
Lion's Head
India, Mughal period
1971.275IvoryOverall: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor ThawCCCC0
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
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
Christ
France, 17th century
1917.290IvoryOverall: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)Gift of Auguste RodinCCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.883IvoryOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Man with Rake and Woman with Broom
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1006Pair of ivory figuresOverall: 7.8 x 2.9 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Vase
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1975.1028IvoryOverall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Linda RobbCCCC0
Kneeling Boy
Japan, Meiji period
1945.203IvoryOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Netsuke of Child
Japan, Meiji period
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©
Man with Brush and Lantern
Japan, Meiji period
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©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373Elephant ivoryOverall: 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
Quail
Japan, Meiji period
1945.220IvoryOverall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Card Case
Japan, Meiji period
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
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
Woman Carrying a Parasol
Japan, Meiji period
1963.541IvoryOverall: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Miss Clara Benes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dominick BenesCCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1119IvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Parasol Vendor
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1120IvoryOverall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Dachsund
Japan, Meiji period
1945.217IvoryOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Man Holding Fruit
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1003Ivory, pigmentOverall: 10.5 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Tusk
China, 19th century
1918.133IvoryOverall: 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry A. EverettCCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, first half 5th Century BC
1924.878IvoryOverall: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fan
China, 20th century
1937.453IvoryOverall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Martha H. Jennings©
Ivory Tusk Vases
Japan, Meiji period
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
Procession with Four Figures
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1121IvoryOverall: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Chess Pieces: King and Queen
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1007IvoryOverall: 10.5 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Woman Carrying a Basket
Japan, Meiji period
1945.204IvoryOverall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Netsuke of Man
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1004Ivory, pigmentOverall: 3.9 x 2 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
Box
China, 20th century
1922.18IvoryOverall: 5.2 x 4.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Delia White©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.881IvoryOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.882IvoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman in a Jinrikisha (Rickshaw)
Japan, Meiji period
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©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342Elephant ivoryOverall: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Elephant
Japan, Meiji period
1945.213IvoryOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Man with Radish
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1122IvoryOverall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Fan
China, Qing dynasty
1942.489IvoryOverall: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)Gift of Henry W. KentCCCC0
Three Figures
Japan, Meiji period
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©
Woman
Japan, Meiji period
1945.206IvoryOverall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Man and Serpent
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1123IvoryOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. Weir©
Paper Knife
Japan, Meiji period
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.©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372Elephant ivoryOverall: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Hairpin
Greece, 5th Century BC
1924.879IvoryOverall: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93Elephant ivoryOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Man Carrying a Basket of Fish
Japan, Meiji period
1945.207IvoryOverall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Woods©
Man with Fish
Japan, Meiji period
2000.1008IvoryOverall: 5.2 x 2.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©
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, Meiji period
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, Meiji period
1963.542IvoryOverall: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Miss Clara Benes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dominick BenesCCCC0