Description On this richly carved game piece, two soldiers, shown with swords and shields, present a sheep to an enthroned figure with a scepter in his hands The dark stone inlay used for the figures' eyes and the deep, fine carving indicate costly workmanship. The upper portion of the border is a modern restoration.
- Checkmate! Medieval People at Play. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Sigismund Bardac, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Julius Boehler, Munich [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926
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