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ivory

Ivory is a hard, white material from the tusks (traditionally elephants') and teeth of animals, that can be used in art or manufacturing. It consists mainly of dentine, one of the physical structures of teeth and tusks. The chemical structure of the teeth and tusks of mammals is the same, regardless of the species of origin. The trade in certain teeth and tusks other than elephant is well established and widespread; therefore, "ivory" can correctly be used to describe any mammalian teeth or tusks of commercial interest which are large enough to be carved or scrimshawed. →Wikipedia


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Depicted by

Kun Can
Chinese painter
Henri Michel
Belgian engineer and historian of astronomy

Female figure wearing jewellery
figurine-299--100
Female figure with a tall headress
figurine-200
Head of the Virgin Mary
figurine1601-1700
Landscape with waterfalls and trees
hanging scroll1636
A lama of the Gelugpa sect
painting1801-1850
Bahadur Shah Zafur
painting1850
Okimono, or ornament, in the form of a devil throwing beans at the Setsubun festival
Okimono1851-1900
Okimono, or ornament, in the form of a monkey holding a branch
Okimono1900
Figure of an adult elephant
figurine1901-2000
Linear Astrolabe
astrolabe

Depicted in

Pan-bu-sayah. Master carver
watercolor painting1801

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