The J. Paul Getty Museum

Chinese Carving in Ivory

Object Details

Title:

Chinese Carving in Ivory

Artist/Maker:

Roger Fenton (English, 1819 - 1869)

Culture:

English

Date:

about 1860

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.732.4.3.4

Dimensions:

7.4 × 14.1 cm (2 15/16 × 5 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

Stereographic views of a rectangular ivory casket with a garden scene carved on the top. The scene depicts various figures gathered around tables and benches in a garden. There is a pagoda in the garden and a boat docked in the lower left corner.