Knights and Ladies Seated under Canopies, pierced ivory panel, mid-late 14th century, (1881). Etching of carved ivory detail from a casket, made circa 1350-1400 in Paris, showing figures, each seated under an elaborate architectural canopy or gateway. The two central figures are a lady holding a small dog, and a knight with with a falcon on his left wrist. From "The South Kensington Museum", a book of engraved illustrations, with descriptions, of the works of art in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London (formerly known as the South Kensington Museum). [Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1881]. Artist Frederick Albert Slocombe. (Photo by The Print Collector via Getty Images)
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January 28th, 2021
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