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    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company

    Lady’s writing table and chair, 1903
    Lady’s Writing Table and Chair
    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

    1927
    Cubic coffee service
    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

    1750-1799
    Folding fan
    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

    Ca. 1275-1325
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment
    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

    1275-1325
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgement
    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

    Late 11th century
    Diptych with scenes of the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and the Last Judgment
    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

    Thomas Seymour

    1795-1800
    Lady’s Writing Desk
    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

    Ca. 1890
    Coffeepot
    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

    Mid 19th Century
    Folding fan
    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

    1824-1825
    Two Children Looking at a Book
    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

    1810-20
    Lady’s Work Table
    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

    17th century
    Lovers in a Pavillion
    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.

    Ca. 1880
    Jewel casket
    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

    Ca. 1930
    Creamer
    Silver with ivory
    Gift of Virginia Outwin Boochever 2000.67.2

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    Kettle on stand

    Gorham and Thurber

    1850
    Kettle on stand
    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

    1918
    Coffeepot
    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