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Carved, Ivory Ape's Skeleton with Staff
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Carved, Ivory Ape's Skeleton with Staff


Description Conservation Exhibitions Credit
Description Evidence of damage and repair has been documented to have occured between 1931 and 1962. In 1937 the skeleton statuette was removed from it's original boxwood base (see Argus record 61.346). The skeleton statuette was damaged again in July 2005, the statuette's head/skull was broken off.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/11/1962Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Creator
Period
19th century
Medium
carved walrus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.455
Measurements
Overall: 3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (8.5 x 4.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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