Marble head, ivory draughtsman and chess-piece by Various artists

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

Details

Medium:
Marble & ivory
Acquired in:
1962
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.

Provenance

Captain A.W.F.Fuller.

Venue details

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

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