Stone trial piece of slate, decorated with carving in Irish Urnes Style on both sides.

Graham-Campbell 1980
Sub-rectangular slate 'trial-piece', damaged around its edges; it is ornamented with carvings of animals and interlace on both sides, in the same manner. Finished and roughly sketched panels of ribbon-interlace of varying complexity surround a large pear-shaped field containing an animal with a coiled body. The head has open jaws with scrolled ends, a pear-shaped eye, and an elongated lappet which interlaces with the body. The stubby fore-legs occupy the pointed end of the field; the hindquarters are scrolled with long legs which interlace with the body, as does the tail. Both the head-lappet and the tail have foliate terminals.

Stone trial piece of slate, decorated with carving in Irish Urnes Style on both sides. Graham-Campbell 1980 Sub-rectangular slate 'trial-piece', damaged around its edges; it is ornamented with carvings of animals and interlace on both sides, in the same manner. Finished and roughly sketched panels of ribbon-interlace of varying complexity surround a large pear-shaped field containing an animal with a coiled body. The head has open jaws with scrolled ends, a pear-shaped eye, and an elongated lappet which interlaces with the body. The stubby fore-legs occupy the pointed end of the field; the hindquarters are scrolled with long legs which interlace with the body, as does the tail. Both the head-lappet and the tail have foliate terminals.
1858,0120.1,
AN1196634

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