Artist French
  • Armored Horseman (Chessman)
Date 14th century
Medium Ivory, with traces of polychromy
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 1 1/2 × 9/16 inches (4.8 × 3.8 × 1.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Company
Accession Number 41.107
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British Decorative Arts S333, Level 3 (see map)
(Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., Inc., New York, New York, USA);
1941-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Randall, Jr., R.H. The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Carvings in North American Collections. New York, 1993, p. 131, no. 201.