Carved Elephant Tusk

Unidentified Kongo maker


late 19th century

Carved ivory with inlaid, upwards spiral

Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H



Place Made: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Decorative Object

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 5-24, 1974.


Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1967.

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