Carved Elephant Tusk

Unidentified Kongo maker

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late 19th century

Carved ivory with inlaid, upwards spiral

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

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

MIS.967.101

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo

Period

19th century

Object Name

Decorative Object

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Provenance

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

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