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Walrus tusk

Walrus tusk
Title
Walrus tusk
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Ivory, black ink
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 34 x 6.4 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Walrus tusk engraved, stippled, and blackened with a female portrait bust, figure of a girl, and figure of a boy framed with swags and floral border; red pigment in dress of middle figure.
Credit Line 
Gift of Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number 
1981.29
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group