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Chinese ivory gone berserk
- “Concentric Spheres,” on display at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, is marvelous, but conjures a feeling of head-scratching, eye-rubbing dismay.
(COURTESY PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM/CHIP VAN DYKE)

FRAME BY FRAME

Chinese ivory gone berserk

- “Concentric Spheres,” on display at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, is marvelous, but conjures a feeling of head-scratching, eye-rubbing dismay.

(COURTESY PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM/CHIP VAN DYKE)