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Some essential literature on the topic (in chronological order of publication). O. M. Dalton, Catalogue of the Ivory Carvings of the Christian Era in the British Museum (London, 1909).

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924).
Volumes I and II are now fully available online, as part of Gallica, the virtual library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France:

M. Longhurst, Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory, Victoria and Albert Museum, 2 vols (London, 1927 and 1929).

D. Gaborit-Chopin, Ivoires du Moyen-Age (Freiburg, 1978).

O. Zastrow, Museo d'arti applicate: gli avori (Milan, 1978).

C. Little, 'Ivoires et art gothique', in Revue de l'art 46 (1979), pp. 58-67.

E. Taburet, Les Ivoires du Musée Cluny (Paris, 1981).

P. Williamson: An Introduction to Medieval Ivory Carvings (London, 1982).

R. H. Randall, Masterpieces of Ivory from the Walters Art Gallery (New York, 1985).

R. Koekkoek, Gotische ivoren in het Catharijneconvent (Utrecht, 1987).

L. Martini and C. Rizzardi: Avori bizantini e medievali nel Museo Nazionale di Ravenna (Ravenna, 1990).

R. H. Randall, The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Ivory Carvings in North American Collections (New York, 1993).

M. Gibson, The Liverpool Ivories: Late Antique and Medieval Ivory and Bone Carving in Liverpool Museum and the Walker Art Gallery (London, 1994).

D. Gaborit-Chopin, ‘Gothic, VII: Ivory’, in The Grove Dictionary of Art, ed. by J. Turner (London, 1996), XIII, pp. 171-178.

P. Williamson, 'Medieval ivory carvings in the Wernher Collection', in Apollo 155, no. 483 (May 2002), pp. 17-22.

J. Cherry and J. Lowden, Medieval Ivories and works of Art: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Ontario, 2008).

J. Lowden, Medieval and Later Ivories in the Courtauld Gallery (London, 2013).

P. Williamson and G. Davies, Medieval Ivory Carvings 1200-1550 (London, 2014).

Last updated: 12 November 2014.

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