Casket with panels of ivory or bone carved with scenes from the romance of Tristram and Iseult.
The Tristram Casket by Unknown Artist, 1200
© British Museum
- Wood with ivory & bone panels
- 10 x 15 x 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £500 ( Total: £2,050)
- Acquired in:
- Dr Forrer's heirs
Copper plaque on the bottom and copper mount. Rhenish or North German origin.
Bought from dealer's shop by the wife of the head of the Musee Archeologie, Strasbourg - Dr Robert Forrer.