Ivory Carvings Photos

Roman and Medieval European artists frequently carved religious and other scenes on ivory.

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Ivory polychrome statuette of comic actor from Rome? at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Four horses in ivory in Vatican Museum. Vatican City.Ivory diptych panel with a triumphant emperor at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with consul Areobindus presiding over gladiatorial games from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory polychrome statuette of comic actor (1stC CE) from Rome? at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Four horses in ivory (date unknown) in Vatican Museum. Vatican City.Ivory diptych panel with a triumphant emperor (Justinian?) (1st half 6th C) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with consul Areobindus presiding over gladiatorial games (506) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved statuette of Ariadne, Maenad, Satyr & Cupids from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque of Christ & four Evangelists from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaque of St. John the Evangelist with Eagle from Aachen, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Ivory carved plaques of Adam & Eve from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved statuette of Ariadne, Maenad, Satyr & Cupids (early 6thC) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque of Christ & four Evangelists (mid 8thC) from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaque of St. John the Evangelist with Eagle (early 9th C) from Aachen, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Ivory carved plaques of Adam & Eve (late 10thC - early 11thC) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Adam & Eve Byzantine ivory relief panels from Eastern Roman Empire at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory carved plaques from Cathedral of Magdeburg showing Visitation; Christ before Pilate; & Christ appears to disciples at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Byzantium ivory plaque of enthroned Mother of God from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Carved ivory volute of a cross used by Adelberon of Ardenne in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Adam & Eve Byzantine ivory relief panels (11th-12thC) from Eastern Roman Empire at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory carved plaques from Cathedral of Magdeburg (c967) showing Visitation; Christ before Pilate; & Christ appears to disciples at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Byzantium ivory plaque of enthroned Mother of God (950-1025) from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Carved ivory volute of a cross used by Adelberon of Ardenne (10th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Byzantium ivory box with scenes of Adam & Eve from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ivory chest decorated with lion & prey from lower Italy or Sicily at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Romanesque ivory Christ enthroned from Reliquary of St. Aemilianus at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.Ivory plaque with St. Aemilianus by Master Engelram & son from Spain at The Cloisters. New York, NY.
Byzantium ivory box with scenes of Adam & Eve (1000-1100s) from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ivory chest decorated with lion & prey (11th-12thC) from lower Italy or Sicily at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Romanesque ivory Christ enthroned from Reliquary of St. Aemilianus (1060-80) at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.Ivory plaque with St. Aemilianus (1060-80) by Master Engelram & son from Spain at The Cloisters. New York, NY.
Ivory relief panel with Jesus' birth, baptism in the River Jordan & crucifixion of Christ at Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Aachen, Germany.Ivory carved plaque with Crucifixion & Saints from Venice at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Italian ivory plaque of Journey to Bethlehem from Amalfi at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.German ivory plaque of Zacharias at the Altar from Rhine Valley at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Ivory relief panel with Jesus' birth, baptism in the River Jordan & crucifixion of Christ (c1100) at Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Aachen, Germany.Ivory carved plaque with Crucifixion & Saints (late 11thC - early 12thC) from Venice at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Italian ivory plaque of Journey to Bethlehem (1100-1120) from Amalfi at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.German ivory plaque of Zacharias at the Altar (c1100-1125) from Rhine Valley at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Ivory signal horn decorated with various figures in relief from lower Italy or Sicily at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Elephant tusk carved with Ascension of Christ from southern Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Mark & Luke at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Matthew & John at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory signal horn decorated with various figures in relief (11th-12thC) from lower Italy or Sicily at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Elephant tusk carved with Ascension of Christ (12thC) from southern Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Mark & Luke (2nd half 12th C) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Matthew & John (2nd half 12th C) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved triptych of Childhood & Passion of Christ from Tarn, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory bishop's crosier head from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary box with copper fittings & bone carvings of Biblical characters from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory box with copper handle carved with Castle assault plus scenes of romance from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved triptych of Childhood & Passion of Christ (early 14thC) from Tarn, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory bishop's crosier head (early 14thC) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary box with copper fittings & bone carvings of Biblical characters (c1200) from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory box with copper handle carved with Castle assault plus scenes of romance (c1300-10) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Courtly scenes carved in ivory at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Scene, carved in ivory, of attack on castle at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances jousting at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances knight against lion at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Courtly scenes carved in ivory (1st half 14thC) at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Scene, carved in ivory, of attack on castle (c1330-50) at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances jousting (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances knight against lion (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances unicorn & beast at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ivory plaque of Christ giving keys to St. Peter & Law to St. Paul from Westphalia, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Ivory carvings of Enthroned Virgin & Child from Paris & Northern France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carvings of Virgin & Child from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances unicorn & beast (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ivory plaque of Christ giving keys to St. Peter & Law to St. Paul (1200) from Westphalia, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Ivory carvings of Enthroned Virgin & Child (c1250 & c1220) from Paris & Northern France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carvings of Virgin & Child (c1300 & c1250) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Carved ivory diptych from Northern France or Netherlands with scenes of life of Christ at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Carved ivory diptych from Paris with scenes of lives of Christ & the Virgin at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Carved ivory scenes of Christ's Passion & Crucifixion at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Ivory diptych with scenes from Passion, Ascension & Pentecost at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Carved ivory diptych (late 1300s) from Northern France or Netherlands with scenes of life of Christ at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Carved ivory diptych (1320-30) from Paris with scenes of lives of Christ & the Virgin at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Carved ivory scenes of Christ's Passion & Crucifixion (c1330-70) at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Ivory diptych with scenes from Passion, Ascension & Pentecost (2nd quarter 14th C) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory diptych of Passion of Christ from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Carved ivory religious scenes in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Medieval ivory carving of Christ enthroned at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.German ivory carving of Passion of Christ by workshop of master of Kremsmünster? at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
Ivory diptych of Passion of Christ (later 14thC) from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Carved ivory religious scenes (14th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Medieval ivory carving of Christ enthroned at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.German ivory carving of Passion of Christ (late 14th - early 15thC) by workshop of master of Kremsmünster? at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
Ivory diptych with Passion of Christ from Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.French ivory carving with Crucifixion & Nativity at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Ivory carving of Faith, Hope & Charity at Crocker Art Museum. Sacramento, CA.Ivory double comb with carving of wisdom of Salomon from Italy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Ivory diptych with Passion of Christ (c1370-80) from Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.French ivory carving (1400s) with Crucifixion & Nativity at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Ivory carving of Faith, Hope & Charity (16th C) at Crocker Art Museum. Sacramento, CA.Ivory double comb with carving of wisdom of Salomon (2nd half 14thC) from Italy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Carved ivory comb used by St. Bernard in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Ivory comb with miniature portraits from Northern France at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Beauty half of Vanity ivory carving from France or Netherlands at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Death half of Vanity ivory carving from France or Netherlands at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Carved ivory comb used by St. Bernard (15th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Ivory comb with miniature portraits (1st half 16th C) from Northern France at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Beauty half of Vanity ivory carving (16thC) from France or Netherlands at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Death half of Vanity ivory carving (16thC) from France or Netherlands at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Skeleton in shroud seated on tomb ivory carving from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Ivory sleeping infant crowned with laurel wreath leaning on skull & hourglass symbolic of Vanity from Germany at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory head of Bishop's staff from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Two ivory bishop crosiers from France at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Skeleton in shroud seated on tomb ivory carving (1547) from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Ivory sleeping infant crowned with laurel wreath leaning on skull & hourglass symbolic of Vanity (17th C) from Germany at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ivory head of Bishop's staff (Crosier) (end 12th C) from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Two ivory bishop crosiers (mid 14thC) from France at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Ivory head of pastoral cross with Crucifixion from France at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Narwhal horn carved silver mounted cup prob. from Augsburg, Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of low relief bone plaque carvings of Biblical stories by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of low relief bone plaque carvings of Biblical stories by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Ivory head of pastoral cross with Crucifixion (16thC) from France at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Narwhal horn carved silver mounted cup (c1670) prob. from Augsburg, Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of low relief bone plaque carvings of Biblical stories by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of low relief bone plaque carvings of Biblical stories by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Biblical creation of world bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Biblical creation of animals bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Cain & Abel bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Noah's flood bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Biblical creation of world bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Biblical creation of animals bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Cain & Abel bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Noah's flood bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Story of Moses bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Resurrection of Lazarus bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Jason & Medea story bone carvings by Embriachi workshop in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Dragonfight ivory carving by Furienmeister at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Story of Moses bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Resurrection of Lazarus bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Jason & Medea story bone carvings by Embriachi workshop (c1370-1433) in Florence then Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Dragonfight ivory carving (c1620) by Furienmeister at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Carved ivory covered cups & hollow spheres from Germany at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Hercules as Victor against Lernaean Hydra & Nemean Lion ivory carving by Christoph Maucher from Denmark at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Last Judgment ivory carving from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Last Judgment ivory carving from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Carved ivory covered cups & hollow spheres (early 17thC) from Germany at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Hercules as Victor against Lernaean Hydra & Nemean Lion ivory carving (before 1695) by Christoph Maucher from Denmark at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Last Judgment ivory carving (1st half 18thC) from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Last Judgment ivory carving (1st half 18thC) from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Detail of Last Judgment ivory carving from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Detail of Last Judgment ivory carving from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Detail of Last Judgment ivory carving (1st half 18thC) from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Detail of Last Judgment ivory carving (1st half 18thC) from Naples at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Antique bone combs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Antique bone combs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.

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