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Images in Ivory:
Precious Objects of the Gothic Age
Edited by Peter Barnet

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Images in Ivory Essays
IGothic Sculpture in Ivory: An Introduction2
IIIvory and Ivory Workers in Medieval Paris18
IIISymbiosis across Scale: Gothic Ivories and Sculpture in Stone and Wood in the Thirteenth Century38
IVThe Polychrome Decoration of Gothic Ivories46
VPopular Romances Carved in Ivory62
VIGothic Ivory Carving in Germany80
VIINarrative Structure and Content in Some Gothic Ivories of the Life of Christ94
Catalogue of the Exhibition
The First Gothic Ivories (nos. 1-17)115
Paris and Other Centers: Devotional Objects (nos. 18-50)147
Secular Objects and the Romance Tradition (nos. 51-64)217
New Developments in Ivory and Bone Carving (nos. 65-79)249
Epilogue: Pastiches, Revivals, Forgeries, and Open Questions (nos. 80-93)279
Bibliography308
Index321

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