Ivory Box

Unknown Chinese, Chinese


collected before 1888

Ivory cylindrical box

Overall: 5 13/16 × 7/8 in. (14.8 × 2.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croyden, New Hampshire; Mrs. Mary E. Hall Hubbard [his daughter], Cryodon, New Hampshire; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.

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