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Ivory

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    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Joseph Edward Straker, silversmith
    English, 1843-1912
    Franz Ziegler, modeler
    German, 1869-1934
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    Lady’s Writing Table and Chair, Lady’s writing table and chair, 1903
    Ebony, mahogany, boxwood, redwood, thuya wood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, silver, mirrored glass, and gilded tooled leather
    127 x 127 x 71.1 cm (50 x 50 x 28 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Thurber 58.095

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    Cubic coffee service

    Erik Magnussen, designer
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Cubic coffee service, 1927
    Silver with gilding and ivory
    24.1 x 54.6 x 34 cm (9 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches) (overall)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.488

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    Folding fan

    Unknown artist, German
    Folding fan, 1750-1799
    Painted Vellum (gouache) embellished with gold leaf; tortoise shell and ivory sticks
    Length: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Livingston Hunt 31.326

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    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment

    Unknown artist, French
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment, ca. 1275-1325
    Ivory with traces of polychrome
    24.1 x 13.3 cm (9 1/2 x 5 5/16 inches) each panel
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.201A

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    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgement

    Unknown artist, French, Île de France
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgement, 1275-1325
    Ivory with traces of polychromy
    Panel: 24.1 x 13.3 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches) (each)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.201

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    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment

    Unknown artist, French
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment, late 11th century
    Ivory with traces of polychrome
    24.1 x 13.3 cm (9 1/2 x 5 5/16 inches) each panel
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.201B

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    Lady's Writing Desk

    Attributed to Thomas Seymour
    american, 1771-1848
    Attributed to John Seymour, cabinetmaker
    American, 1738-ca. 1818
    Lady’s Writing Desk, 1795-1800
    Mahogany, pine, light and dark wood inlays, ivory, brass and enamel hardware
    109.9 x 94.6 x 48.3 cm (43 1/4 x 37 1/4 x 19 inches)
    Estate of Martha B. Lisle, by exchange 71.075

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    Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Coffeepot, ca. 1890
    Copper with silver and ivory
    33 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm (13 x 7 x 5 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 84.161

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    Folding fan

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Folding fan, Mid 19th Century
    Painted silk and paper (gouache); ivory and wood
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. I. Harris Metcalf 27.189

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    Two Children Looking at a Book

    Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
    Spanish, 1746-1828
    Two Children Looking at a Book, 1824-1825
    Carbon black and watercolor on ivory
    5.2 x 5.2 cm (2 1/16 x 2 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.129

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    Lady's Work Table

    Unknown artist, Austrian, Vienna; Austria
    Lady’s Work Table, 1810-20
    Mahogany, mahogany veneer, burl veneer, oak, ebony, boxwood, brass, mirror, ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter, tortoiseshell, painted faux tortoiseshell, engravings, velvet
    97.8 cm (38 1/2 inches) (height)
    Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 65.065

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    Lovers in a Pavillion

    Unknown artist, Indian, Tamil Nadu; Karnataka
    Lovers in a Pavillion, 17th century
    Carved ivory panel
    17.8 x 13.7 x 0.8 cm (7 x 5 3/8 x 5/16 inches) DDG July 2007
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 82.038

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    Jewel casket

    Alphonse Giroux & Co., manufacturer
    French
    Jewel casket, ca. 1880
    Gilt bronze with bright-cut engraving, steel straps, ivory
    26.7 x 29.5 x 19.1 cm (10 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund Helen M. Danforth Fund 2002.49

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    Creamer

    Erik Magnussen
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Creamer, ca. 1930
    Silver with ivory
    Gift of Virginia Outwin Boochever 2000.67.2

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    Kettle on stand

    Gorham and Thurber
    American, 1850 - 1852
    Kettle on stand, 1850
    Coin silver; ivory
    39.4 x 20.6 x 20.6 cm (15 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches) overall, with handle raised; (overall)
    Museum Purchase: Gift of the Museum Associates in honor of Thomas S. Michie, Decorative Arts Curator, 1984-2004 2005.32

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    Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Coffeepot, 1918
    Silver with ivory
    22.9 x 18.1 cm (9 x 7 1/8 inches) width across handle and spout
    Museum purchase; bequest of Eliza Taft by exchange 2005.71.1