1330-1350 or later
Part of a set. See all set records
Overall: 9.8 x 25.9 x 1 cm (3 7/8 x 10 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1978.39.b
These ivory panels, along with others, once adorned a large casket. Their crowded carvings explore romantic and chivalric themes, suggesting that the box may have been a courtship gift. In the center panel, knights joust. To their right, knights besiege a castle in hopes of capturing its ladies. At the left is the siege’s aftermath, a knight riding away with a lady astride his horse.
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