Guard: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.); maximum open: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.); arc: 130°
Medium or Technique
Skin leaf painted in watercolor, lightly gilded; carved and pierced ivory sticks; carved and painted guards
Not On View
Ivory sticks, delicately carved, form a continuous design; outer sticks are carved and painted in colors; scene of a tent, two helmeted warriors, and a group of kneeling women and slaves: (“The Family of Darius Before Alexander”)
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA, 1901.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection