Description This pair of "ajouré," or openwork-carved screens demonstrate the extraordinary technical skills of the ivory cutter. Represented on the pair are two scenes from classical mythology, Dionysus and Ariadne on the island of Naxos, and Leda and the Swan.
Provenance Philippe Sichel, Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1898, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1898
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