Marble head, ivory draughtsman and chess-piece by Various

1) Roman marble head from Bosham, Sussex set in green marble bust (illustrated).


Marble & ivory
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Captain A W F Fuller through The Art Fund

2) Ivory draughtsman, with a man fighting a beast with a foliate tail. English, c 1175-1200. 3) Ivory chess-piece of a Knight, of a design derived from an Islamic type. Believed to be medieval. Part of two gifts by Captain M W F Fuller through the Art Fund to two museums in 1962.


Captain A.W.F.Fuller.

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