Plaque; ivory; engraved; low relief profile portrait bust of William Shakespeare with name inscribed below.
- Height: 10.1 centimetres
Small crack at the top left, with a repair to lower right on the face of the ivory. Reverse is rough with areas of brown material, perhaps the remains of a backing.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCN8537
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