Bibliography on Ivory as a Material Through History

The Material Collective started a Materialities Bibliography, which inspired me to begin a bibliography of sources on ivory.

Here it is:

Baer, N.S. and L. J. Majewski. Ivory and Related Materials in Art and Archaeology: An Annotated Bibliography. Section A: Conservation and Scientific Investigation. New York: Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1970.

Baer, N.S. and L. J. Majewski. Ivory and Related Materials: An Annotated Bibliography. Section B: Working Techniques, Forgeries, and History. New York: Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1971.

Bidault, L’Abbé. Les Ivoires: Évolution Décorative du Premier Siècle a Nos Jours. Paris: Tardy, 1966.

Cutler, Anthony. The Craft of Ivory: Sources, Techniques, and Uses in the Mediterranean World: A.D. 200–1400. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 1985.

Gaborit-Chopin, Danielle. Ivoires du Moyen Age. Fribourg: Office du livre, 1978.

Krzyszkowska, Olga. Ivory and Related Materials: An Illustrated Guide. Classical Handbook 3; Bulletin Supplement 59. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 1990.

Kunz, George Frederick. Ivory and the Elephant in Art, In Archaeology, and In Science. New York: Doubleday, 1916.

MacGregor, Arthur. Bone, Antler, Ivory, and Horn: The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period. Kent: Croom Helm Ltd., 1985.

Maskell, Alfred. Ivories. London: Methuen and Co., 1905.

Penniman, T. K. Pictures of Ivory and other Animal Teeth, Bone, and Antler: With a Brief Commentery on their Use in Identification. Occasional Papers on Technology 5. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1952.

Philippovich, Eugene von. Elfenbein. Munich: Klinkhardt und Biermann, 1981.

Scherer, Christian. Elfenbeinplastik seit der Renaissance. Leipzig : Seemann, [1905]

St. Clair, Archer and Elizabeth Parker McLachlan. The Carver’s Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone, and Horn. New Brunswick: The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1989.

St. Clair, Archer. Carving as Craft: Palatine East and the Greco-Roman Bone and Ivory Carving Tradition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Williamson, G. C. The Book of Ivory. F. Muller, 1938.

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