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Ivory

Scope note

Use to describe a modified form of dentin found on the tusks of mature elephants, also used generally as the material from any tusked or large-toothed mammal such as a walrus or narwhal.

This term has 1,491 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
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Object category

Getty AAT term number

300011857

Broader Terms used

dentin

Narrower Terms used

walrus ivory

Created

11yrs ago

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Okimono

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Okimono

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Okimono

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Netsuke

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Snuff bottle

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Fragment

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Netsuke

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Netsuke

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Netsuke

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Netsuke

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Netsuke

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Carver: Unknown

Netsuke

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Carver: Unknown

Snuff bottle

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Production: Unknown

Netsuke

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Carver: Unknown

Netsuke

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Carver: Unknown

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