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Gamepiece of an Armed Knight Throttling a Monstrous, Bearded Chimera

Accession Number
2018/1.318

Title
Gamepiece of an Armed Knight Throttling a Monstrous, Bearded Chimera

Artist(s)
Flemish

Artist Nationality
Flemish (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
12th century

Medium & Support
walrus ivory

Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1/2 in. (5.72 x 1.27 cm);2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (5.72 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Ilene H. Forsyth

Physical Description
Round, carved gamepiece featuring the image of a figure in armor sitting on top of and stabbing a winged creature with a beard. 

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type
gaming piece

Collection Area
Western

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