Carved container by Unknown Artist

A carved ivory container with lid depicting an octopus surrounded by monkeys.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Acquired in:
2006
Presented by:
Lesley Lewis through The Art Fund

Lesley Lewis was one of the first four students to be accepted as an undergraduate to study the history of art at the Courtauld Institute when it opened in 1932. She retained a lifelong interest in the subject.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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