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Catalogue of the ivory carvings of the Christian era

British Museum. Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography.

Catalogue of the ivory carvings of the Christian era

with examples of Mohammedan art and carvings in bone

by British Museum. Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography.

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby O.M. Dalton.
ContributionsDalton, O. M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14156060M

The V&A's collection of ivory carvings (c. ) is one of the most important in the world. This beautifully illustrated catalogue consists of entries that discuss in detail many of the most celebrated ivories of the Middle Ages. The Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of ivory carvings from c. is one of the most important in the world. Containing entries, this book is the first catalog of the material to be published since Together with Medieval Ivory Carvings: Early Christian to Romanesque, it makes available more than pieces of the ivory.

Containing entries, this book is the first catalog of the material to be published since Together with Medieval Ivory Carvings: Early Christian to Romanesque, it makes available more than pieces of the ivory carver’s art. Included here are masterpieces and representative examples from many of the vital centers of ivory carving Price Range: $ - $   The V&A’s collection of ivory carvings from the period to is one of the most important in the world, and this is the first catalogue of it to be published since Together with the.

Get this from a library! Medieval ivory carvings: [Paul Williamson; Glyn Davies; Victoria and Albert Museum.] -- "The Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of ivory carvings from c. is one of the most important in the world. Containing entries, this book is . Catalogue des Manuscrits des Fonds Libri et Barrois ed. by Léopold Delisle (Paris: Champion, ), p. xli. Ormonde M. Dalton, Catalogue of the Ivory Carvings of the Christian Era in the British Museum (London: British Museum, ), p. , pl. lxxxvii.


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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 by British Museum. Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities; Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, Pages: 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.

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The V&A’s collection of ivory carvings from the period to is one of the most important in the world, and this is the first catalogue of it to be published since Together with the. This volume, the second catalogue of the Wyvern Collection, celebrates an outstanding group of medieval ivory carvings and small sculpture, the finest assemblage of its kind in private hands.

The book has pieces from every period of the Middle Ages, inclu. The most important surviving ivory carving from early in the Common Era is the Brescia casket (4th century ce); this is a small casket bearing relief carvings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments.

Several reliefs on diptychs and panels having Christian subjects date from this period, and indeed depictions of Christ, the Virgin Mary, and.

Get this from a library. 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.

[O M Dalton; Charles Hercules Read, Sir; British Museum. Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography.]. History/Traditions of Ivory Carving. Stone Age Ivories Although wood carving was the main type of prehistoric sculpture, little evidence of it survives, due to its perishable Stone Age art does feature a wide range of works carved from tusks and bone, as exemplified by the Ivory Carvings of the Swabian Jura (c, BCE) - a variety of human and animal figures found in a.

Praise for MEDIEVAL IVORY CARVINGS: “A summation of a lifetime’s involvement with the study of medieval ivories and a triumph of scholarship – one of the defining publications in the field.” The Art Newspaper “The end result is the nearest thing to perfection attained in any catalogue of ivories today.”Cited by: 9.

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. He was co-editor of the exhibition catalogue Gothic: Art for England (V&A, ).

His companion volume to the present catalogue, Medieval Ivory Carvings: Early Christian to Romanesque, was published in Glyn Davies is a Curator in the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at the V&A. This catalogue accompanied the exhibition 'Images of Faith' which the Pacific Asia Museum organized in to illustrate the rich and culture of the Philippine nation.

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 # Page - 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.

London, Longmans & Co. ' 4°.4/5(1). Medieval Ivory Carvings | This authoritative, accessible survey is the first since devoted entirely to ivories of the Middle Ages. Color photographs display the V&A's significant collection, which is especially strong in Carolingian, Anglo-Saxon, and English Romanesque examples.

The involvement of the British Museum in this conference also heralded the beginning of new research on the BM collection, conducted by Naomi Speakman, which will lead to a new catalogue, updating the work done by Ormonde Dalton in (O.

Dalton, Catalogue ofthe Ivory Carvings of the Christian Era in the British Museum, London. Ivory carving is the carving of ivory, that is to say animal tooth or tusk, generally by using sharp cutting tools, either mechanically or manually.

Humans have ornamentally carved ivory since prehistoric times, though until the 19th-century opening-up of the interior of Africa, it was usually a rare and expensive material used for luxury products.

Very fine detail can be achieved, and as.Containing entries, this book is the first catalog of the material to be published since Together with Medieval Ivory Carvings: Early Christian to Romanesque, it makes available more than pieces of the ivory carver’s art.

Included here are masterpieces and representative examples from many of the vital centers of ivory carving 5/5(2).- Explore bdjerkovic's board "Ivory carvings - Christian Art" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Christian art, Art and Ivory pins.