Anglo-Norman 12th-century gaming piece, illustrating soldiers presenting a sheep to a figure seated on a throneOn 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.

Anglo-Norman 12th-century gaming piece, illustrating soldiers presenting a sheep to a figure seated on a throne
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.