Walrus tusk

Walrus tusk
Title
Walrus tusk
Date 
1845-1910
Medium 
Ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 x 3 x 1 5/8 in. ( 43.2 x 7.6 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Tusk inscribed in three sections: 3/4 length figure of a young woman in medieval dress with crown, a full-length man in 17th century dress with sword, and a figure of a female angel holding a horn standing over a sleeping youth.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.106
Gallery Label 
These images are probably copied or traced from engraved illlustrations.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group