Oliphant of St. Hubert

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Description

This is a decorative oliphant made with Ivory, Bone and Shells. The curvilinear design of the oliphant is wide from one point and narrow from the other. There are two black straps on the piece. There are many carved engravings done in repeated pattern. There are horizontal lines running along the silhouette of the carved piece. There is a chain passing through the black straps to hold the piece.

Physical Description

1 built work : ivory

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1200~.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 50 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Scholars Resource, Inc.

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UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The UNT College of Visual Arts + Design (CVAD) seeks to engage UNT's diverse student population with issues of artistic heritage, stimulate students' imagination and involvement with the world, foster their critical and analytical thinking, and inspire their creativity through educational opportunities in art education, art history, design, and studio arts, all supported by a vital program of creative research.

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Description

This is a decorative oliphant made with Ivory, Bone and Shells. The curvilinear design of the oliphant is wide from one point and narrow from the other. There are two black straps on the piece. There are many carved engravings done in repeated pattern. There are horizontal lines running along the silhouette of the carved piece. There is a chain passing through the black straps to hold the piece.

Physical Description

1 built work : ivory

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ARTsource

The images of artworks in this collection supplement the artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, fashion, and much more from vendors such as Saskia, Ltd.; ART on FILE; Hartill Art Associates; Davis Art Images; and Bridgeman Art Library. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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Creation Date

  • 1200~

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 14, 2013, 2 p.m.

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Total Uses: 50

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Oliphant of St. Hubert, physical object, 1200~; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc41213/: accessed June 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.