The Craft of Ivory : sources, techniques, and uses in the Mediterranean world, A.D. 200-1400
by Cutler, Anthony
Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, Research Library and Collection, 1985. Softcover. Fine internally; small ding to lower right corner of front cover; art museum ex-lib. copy with back bar code, blind stamp on title page.. White wraps with bw image and cranberry lettering. 58 pp. with 49 bw figures. From the Preface: "Dumbarton Oaks possesses a small but first-rate collection of ivories carved in the Mediterranean area between the second and fifteenth centuries of our era. . . . The aim of this booklet is . . . to examine the nature of ivory and to consider it as both a substance displaying certain consistent characteristics and as a material of varying availability treated by craftsmen in various and peculiar ways." Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications, no. 8.
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