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Mirror Case with a Couple Playing Chess | Cleveland Museum of Art, 1325-50

Antique indian carved ivory

A Game of Chess (Mirror case)

A French ivory mirror case, 1300-25, depicting a knight and a lady playing chess; chess symbolised love and war in the Middle Ages; the mirror shows an allegory of desire (click through for further details). (Victoria & Albert Museum)

masterworks gallery | John Edgar

Medieval, approx. AD 1325-75 Paris, France. Ivory mirror case which housed metal mirror depicting a scene of hunting with hawks. Falconry was common in Medieval art and was an expression of courtly love. The scenes on the case were relative to the level of society and the dragons flanking each corner were a common decoration for the period.

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Decorated Medieval Ivories in the Louvre

Maki-e lacquer box by Kichiemon, Edo period (1603~1868), Japan

Gardecorp - with a bycocket and veil combo. What great travelling clothes.