Walrus tusk

Object Number: 
1943.106
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.
Gallery Label: 
These images are probably copied or traced from engraved illlustrations.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group