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Tablemen of bone ornamented with the figure of a rabbit, found in the ruins of the Bishop's Palace, Kirkwall, 11th to 12th century
Scotland, Northern Europe
11th - 12th century
Discoloured, chips and wear to the edges.
Bishop's Palace, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe
Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003
Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982