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Catalogue of carvings in ivory

Victoria and Albert Museum. Department of Architecture and Sculpture.

Catalogue of carvings in ivory

by Victoria and Albert Museum. Department of Architecture and Sculpture.

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Published by Published under the authority of the Board of Education in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ivories,
  • Art objects -- England -- London -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCarvings in ivory
    Statementby Margaret H. Longhurst.
    ContributionsLonghurst, Margaret Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5810.L7 V4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15231409M

    IVORIES OF THE CHRISTIAN ERA The ivory carvings of the earlier centuries of the Christian era show a close continuity in style with those of the preceding period, and much of the finest work, such as the well-known Symma chorum-Nicomachorum diptych in the Victoria and Albert and Cluny museums, may be called either late pagan or early Chris tian. This vintage auction catalogue was for the Rare American Decoys & Bird Carvings sale at Richard A. Bourne's in Hyannisport, Massachusetts on July 10 & 11 I have dozens of vintage catalogue's dating back to the early 's all the way up to the 's from Sotheby's, Christie's, Skinner's, Bourne's, Doyle's & many Rating: % positive.

    A special three-in-one edition of Sue Harrisons mythic and memorable Ivory Carver Trilogy In Mother Earth Father Sky, its BC, a time before the first day that Chagaks womanhood is acknowledged within her Aleut tribe, she unexpectedly finds herself betrothed to Seal Stalker, the most promising young hunter in the village/5. One of the most famous ivory carvings to survive from the tenth century, this plaque depicts Christ enthroned against an open worked checkerboard background. He is blessing a model of a church presented to him by Emperor Otto the Great (r. –) and a host of saints including Peter, who holds his attribute, the keys.

    Collectively, plaster casts of classical and medieval ivory carvings are known as fictile ivories. These were molded and produced in volume in the second half of the 19th c. This object contains an imprinted copper medallion on its reverse, indicating that it was produced by the Gipsformerei of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Catalogue of the ivory carvings of the Christian era with examples of Mohammedan art and carvings in bone in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography of the British Museum. British Museum. pp. 63–73, – – via CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Gingell, Christabel ().


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Volume 2 deals with examples of ivory carvings from the thirteenth century to the present day, with the exception of Far Eastern Ivories: Chinese. Catalogue of an exhibition of carvings in ivory. London, Priv. Print. for the Burlington Fine Arts Club, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Catalogue of carvings in ivory book Fine Arts Club.; Lessing J.

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Religious carvings in ivory have a history of over years in the islands and the carving of ivory purposes can be traced back several thousand years. Seller Inventory # A copiously illustrated First Edition of Part II of the Victoria and Albert Museum's ivory carvings catalogue.

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Seller Inventory #   Catalogue of the ivory carvings of the Christian era with examples of Mohammedan art and carvings in bone in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography of the British Museum "List of abbreviations of book titles referred to in the catalogue": p.

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An interactive reference catalogue of many fine 18th century Asian antiques, colour photographs (with close ups of all signatures and seals) fully. The Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection of ivory carvings from c. – is one of the most important in the world.

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