Two fragments of Saxon chessmen & Hutchin's History of Dorset vols I-IV by Unknown Artist

Two fragments of Saxon chessmen, copies of whalebone originals found at Witchampton circa 1850.

Details

Acquired in:
1987
Bequeathed by:
Vera & Aileen Woodroffe through The Art Fund

Hutchin's 'History of Dorset', vols I-IV. Part of a bequest to eight museums by Aileen and Vera Woodroffe through the Art Fund in 1987. Unlocated according to audit by the Art Fund in 2004.

Provenance

Vera and Aileen Woodroffe.

Venue details

Dorset County Museum High West Street, DORCHESTER Dorset DT1 1XA 01305 262 735 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org

Entry details

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