Romanesque Ivory Carving by Unknown Artist

Romanesque Ivory Carving.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
45 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £9,500)
Acquired in:
1959
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Either English or Scandinavian - probably from a Danish workmanship. Carved on all 4 sides. Thought to be a leg from a ceremonial stool or chair, either secular or ecclesiastical.

Provenance

Unknown

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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