Introduction, July 2014
Over 370 institutions are now contributing to the project!
60 new collections
have just been added online!
To see which collections are on board and search by institution, click
Picture of the month
two wonderful 14th-century walrus ivory chess pieces
, along with the rest of the collection of the
Museo Ala Ponzone
The Gothic Ivories Project is an online database of ivory sculptures made in Western Europe ca. 1200-ca. 1530 and neo-Gothic ivory pieces.
Institutions from all over the world have already joined us on the Project.
Find out who and how...
The Web Site
A few facts and tips to help you make the best use of the web site.
A special issue of The Sculpture Journal
dedicated to Gothic Ivories!
The catalogue of Gothic ivory carvings at the Victoria and Albert Museum
is about to come out!
A select bibliography to learn more about Gothic ivories.
Find out about interesting online resources which will help you in your research.
Relationships between ivory and alabaster?
Please remember to acknowledge any use of the site in publications and lectures as: 'Gothic Ivories Project at The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk', followed by the date you accessed the site.