- Museum number
- Series: The Lewis Chessmen
Chess-piece; walrus ivory; knight; mounted; bearded, wearing hemispherical helmet, long girded tunic; armed with spear and kite-shaped shield: saltire over a cross, within a border; sword suspended from baldric over shoulder.
- Production date
- 1150-1175 (circa)
Height: 8.80 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018, 31 Mar-8 Jul, Southport, The Atkinson, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
2017-2018 24 Nov-4 Mar, Nottingham, University of Nottingham Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
2017 19 May-5 Nov, York, Yorkshire Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
1995 6 Aug-12 Nov, Germany, Brunswick, Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Heinrich der Löwe und seine Zeit: Herrschaft und Repräsentation der Welfen 1125-1235
1990 Nov 17-1991 Apr 1, Glasgow, Art Gallery and Museum, 'Scotland Creates-500 years of Art and Design'
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number