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Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Mammoth tusks preserved in the Arctic permafrost provided a ready supply of ivory. This paperweight shows an Eskimo family and their reindeer.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/02/1959Treatmentcleaned
1/23/1988Treatmentcleaned
1/23/1988Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Tiffany & Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 19th century
Medium
mammoth ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.400
Measurements
3 9/16 x 7 5/16 in. (9.1 x 18.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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