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Ivory

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many Article 10 certificates for ivory have been granted under Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 since 2004; and what the nature was of the items under each certificate. (76085)

Since 2004, 174 Article 10 certificates for ivory have been granted under Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97. The certificates cover a range of products including jewellery, walking sticks, chess sets and carved figures. Items under each certificate are detailed in the following table.

Item

Number

Five items of carved ivory jewellery:

Ivory solid bangle

1

Ivory-beaded necklace

1

One ivory heart-shaped pendant

1

Two ivory drop earrings

2

Ivory tusk carved into a group of elephants.

1

Chess set with sixteen carved ivory pieces.

1

Carved ivory figure of a Japanese woman carrying a fan.

1

Ivory carving of a group of three rhinos.

1

Ivory carving of hippo.

1

Carved ivory head of a woman.

1

Ivory carving of a man carrying a pack.

1

Carved ivory pots with lids.

2

Decorated ivory vase.

1

Ivory carving of a man sitting on a decorative sphere.

1

Ivory carving of an African woman carrying a pot on her head.

1

Ivory carving of a crocodile.

1

Brooch with a carved ivory rose bud feature?circa 1950.

1

Gold mounted cello bow with an ivory face plate.

1

Pair of ivory salad servers (two in total) acquired approx. 1958

1

Thorn walking stick with horn knob handle and ivory spacer.

1

Ox horn walking stick with silver cap handle and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony dog handle with ivory eyes and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with carved walnut lion head handle on Malacca with ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony crook with ivory insets and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with walnut pear cap and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with snake wood crook and large ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony crutch and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with rosewood crutch and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with rosewood crosshead and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with carved ebony dog handle and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with snake wood crutch and ivory spacer.

1

Certificates, each for one walking stick with violet wood trumpet top and ivory spacer.

2

Walking stick with walnut pistol butt on rosewood and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony crutch and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with rosewood greyhound and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ox horn knob and ebony and ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with buffalo horn, ducks head and ivory washer and spacer.

1

Certificates, each for one walking stick with walnut boars head, ivory washer and tusks with ivory spacer.

2

Walking stick with carved sheep head on hazel, ivory washer with ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with carved staghorn, ivory washer with ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with buffalo shepherds crook, ivory washer with ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with carved wood boar, ivory tusks with ivory spacer

1

Walking stick with carved ivory dog head on ebony with gilt collar.

1

Walking stick with carved ivory skull on ebony.

1

Walking stick with carved ivory elephant on ebony.

1

Walking stick with carved ivory deer on Palmyra, gilt collar.

1

Walking stick with carved ivory bulldog head on snakewood, silver collar.

1

Walking stick with ivory and hardwood spacer stick.

1

Walking stick with rosewood, walrus ivory handle with elephant ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony, walrus ivory handle with elephant ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with lancewood, walrus ivory handle with elephant ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony, with elephant ivory handle and spacer.

1

Certificates, each for one walking stick with rosewood, walrus ivory handle with elephant ivory spacer.

2

Walking stick ebony, elephant ivory handle and walrus ivory spacer.

1

Walking stick with ebony, ivory handle and spacer.

1

Silver mounted viola bow by J. Finkel with ivory head plate circa 1960

1

Silver mounted viola bow by R. Grunke with ivory head plate circa 1950.

1

Ivory carving representing four standing revolutionary figures .circa 1966-70.

1

Carved wood boars head with ivory tusks, on rosewood stick.

1

Horn thimble cap on ebony stick with ivory spacer.

1

Certificates, each for one carved horn hoof on hazel stick with ivory spacer.

2

Carved wood boars head with ivory tusks on hazel stick, with ivory spacer.

1

Carved wood ox head with ivory horns on hazel stick, with ivory spacer.

1

Carved horn toad on log, on a blackthorn stick, with ivory spacer.

1

Carved wood hares head, on a Palmyra stick, with ivory spacer.

1

Gents maple crook stick, inlay ivory pattern on nose.

1

Ladies maple crook stick, inlay ivory pattern on nose.

1

Gents acacia crook stick, ivory slipper cap on nose.

1

Ladies acacia crook stick, ivory slipper cap on nose.

1

Gents rosewood crutch handle on maple stick with ivory spacer.

1

Gents olive wood crutch handle on maple stick with ivory spacer.

1

Certificates, each for one carved wood duck head umbrella with ivory spacer

2

Certificates, each for one carved ivory whistle

3

Carved ivory figures representing men holding ritual objects.

8

Ivory and silver paper knife.

1

Ivory tusk carved with the figure of a woman with a headdress.

1

Silver and ivory mounted violin bow by Louis Gillet.

1

Gold and ivory mounted violin bow by Marcel Lapierre.

1

Gold and ivory mounted violin bow by Johanned Finkel.

1

Silver and ivory mounted violin bow by Percival Wilfred Bryant

1

Silver and ivory mounted violin bow by H.R Pfreteschner

1

Silver coloured metal and ivory ewer.

1

Silver coloured metal and ivory peppermill.

1

Gold and ivory mounted viola bow, by Malcolm Taylor. Circa 1975.

1

Certificates, each for one ivory bracelet polished and worked into torus shape with roughly square profile.

12

Certificates, each for one ivory bracelet polished and worked into torus shape with d profile.

2

Ivory bracelet polished and worked into torus shape with triangular profile.

1

Certificates, each for one ivory bracelet polished and worked into torus shape with flattened u profile.

2

Silver mounted violin bow with an ivory head plate, W.E. Hill and Sons, circa 1948.

1

Silver and ivory mounted violin bow. Circa 1950.

1

Carved ivory magic ball and one carved ivory base of three horses.

1

Carved hollow tusk depicting three giraffes.

1

Silver mounted violin bow by Jacques Audinot. Circa 1960.

1

Gold mounted violin, the bow has an ivory head plate.

1

Ivory carving of a male head, with cracks in base and on side of head.

1

Carved ivory horse, circa 1957.one carved Hindu goddess, circa 1957.

1

Carved ivory horses, purchased in United Arab Emirates circa 1971.

7

Certificates, each for one ivory tusk carved with people.

2

Ivory tusk carved with elephants.

1

Walking stick with carved buffalo horn and elephants head mounted on ebony.

1

Elephant tusk with carved animals.

1

Ivory thermometer acquired circa, 1947

1

A metal tea set comprising teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Teapot contains ivory, circa 1957

Silver jug with rosewood and ivory handle, circa 1957

1

A metal tea set comprising coffee pot and cover, sugar bowl and milk jug. Coffee pot contains ivory.

Necklace containing ivory, moonstone and pewter, circa 1972-1973

1

Ivory and silver necklace by Caroline Broadhead with matching earrings, circa 1973

1

Gold and ivory mounted violin bow by Garner Wilson, circa 1970.

1

Nickel mounted child’s violin bow with ivory head plate by Morizot Freres. Circa 1950.

1

Silver mounted cello bow with ivory head plate by Albert Nurnberger

1

Silver mounted cello bow with ivory head plate by Roger Francois Lotte. Circa 1950.

1

Ivory walking stick acquired pre-1972

1

Certificates, each for one carved ivory knife acquired pre-1972

2

Certificates, each for one carved ivory crocodile acquired pre-1972

5

Carved ivory figure of a woman acquired pre-1972

1

Carved ivory tusk with a number of figures acquired pre-1972

1

Carved ivory head acquired pre-1972

1

Carved ivory ornament acquired pre-1972

1

Certificates, each for one small elephant tusk with small leaves carved at the lip end.

2

A thirty two piece ivory chess set, circa 1960.

Ivory pieces.

Certificates, each for one ivory tusk.

2

Certificates, each for one juvenile elephant tusk.

2

Certificates, each for one elephant tusk

17

Worked ivory tusk depicting five elephants moving through bush.

1

Certificates, each for one silver mounted ivory tusk.

2

Certificates, each for two uncarved ivory tusks mounted on a wooden plinth with a gong.

2

Portions of elephant tusks in stands.

2

Carved elephant tusk.

1

Unworked elephant tusk with branded markings.

1