Ivories and Narwhal Tusks at Rosenborg Castle

Catalogue of Carved and Turned Ivories and Narwhal Tusks in the Royal Danish Collection 1600–1875

Jørgen Hein

Ivories and Narwhal Tusks at Rosenborg Castle

Jørgen Hein

Distributed for Museum Tusculanum Press

Translated by James Manley
1,250 pages | 2 volumes, 700 color plates, 5 maps | 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 | © 2018
Cloth $200.00 ISBN: 9788763545938 Will Publish April 2018 NFS UK, IRELAND, AND SCANDINAVIA
This extraordinary two-volume catalog presents five hundred objects made of ivory and narwhal tusk from the Royal Danish Collection at Copenhagen’s Rosenborg Castle. Jørgen Hein showcases and explains a remarkable range of carved and turned works, including small-scale statues, reliefs, drinkware, and decor, from Denmark, Europe, and beyond. Ivories and Narwhal Tusks at Rosenberg Castle, the first major presentation of this impressive collection, includes more than seven hundred high-quality photographs.
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