Richard and Saladin; Combat Series; Chertsey tiles
- Richard and Saladin; Combat Series; Chertsey tiles
Earthenware floor-tiles, lead-glazed with inlaid slip decoration. Four quarter tiles making up a circular picture; six surviving fragments; representation of Saladin (Salah al-Din) on horseback, in combat with his adversary Richard I (Coeur de Lion), portrayed on 1885,1113.9051-9060. Set into mosaic tiles of foliate design.
- Made in: Chertsey
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Surrey,Chertsey)
- Excavated/Findspot: Chertsey Abbey
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Surrey,Chertsey,Chertsey Abbey)
- Diameter: 260 millimetres
The individual segment tiles make up a circle which fits into a set of frame tiles.
On display: G40/dc6
2006 23 Jul-5 Nov, Germany, Mannheim, Reiss-Engelhorn Museum, Saladin and the Crusaders
1999 6 Apr-30 Sep, France, Caen, Château de Falaise, Richard Coeur-de-Lion
1995 22 Nov-1996 29 Feb, Germany, Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, Die Reise nach Jerusalem
1989 28 May-27 Aug, Germany, Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Europa und der Orient, 800-1900
1987 6 Nov-1988 6 Mar, London, Royal Academy of Arts, Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England 1200-1400
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCP12527
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