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AN ENGLISH SANDSTONE SLAB
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AN ENGLISH SANDSTONE SLAB

PROBABLY 12TH CENTURY

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AN ENGLISH SANDSTONE SLAB
PROBABLY 12TH CENTURY
One side hand carved in relief with three armed figures with shields, spears and helmets, a sleeping male figure to one side
25.5 in. (66 cm.) long
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Lot Essay

Sold with an appraisal by Professor Rosemary Cramp dated 2007 who compares the figures to the Lewes chessmen, the Bayeaux tapestry and to Viking Art of the 12th Century but in summary cannot categorically date the stone.

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