The Tristram Casket
- Art Funded
- 10 x 15 x 10 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £500 (Total: £2,050)
- Dr Forrer's heirs
Casket with panels of ivory or bone carved with scenes from the romance of Tristram and Iseult.
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.