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The chess players
from
Carmina Burana
Illuminated manuscript
Styria/Carinthia or South Tyrol
around 1230 - 14th c.
BSB Munich, Germany; Clm 4660, f.92r
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #IlluminatedManuscript #CarminaBurana #MiddleAges
➡️ digitale-sammlungen.de/en/view/bsb000…

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A couple playing chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 9,8 cm, W: 10,5 cm
German (?)
mid 14th century
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, USA (@walters_museum)
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ & 📷 art.thewalters.org/detail/18374/m…

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A Game of Chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 10,5 cm, W: 10,4 cm
French (Paris)
c. 1300
Victoria and Albert Museum, London #chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O88470/a-…

Victoria and Albert Museum,  London; Acc. No. 803-1891


Almost #friday: Do you feel like Diomedes and Hercules on this medieval #game piece already?

#ThingOfTheDay #gaming #medievaltwitter #middleages

Ca. 1150
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Game piece with Hercules, Diomedes and man eating horses<br><br><a href=https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/463705" title="Game piece with Hercules, Diomedes and man eating horses<br><br>https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/463705">


#ChessInVisualArts
A Game of Chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 8,7 cm; W: 8,4 cm
France (Paris) or Germany (Lower Rhine, Cologne)
c. 1320
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O312913/a…

Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Acc. No. A.563-1910


#ChessmenAndChessSets
Chess Piece: King
Ivory
7.6 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm
German (Cologne)
End of 12th century
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
#chessmen #ChessPiece #king #MiddleAges

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#ChessInVisualArts
A Game of Chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 10,7 cm W: 10,7 cm
French (Paris)
c. 1320-1330
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O166114/a…

Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Acc. No. 223-1867


#ChessmenAndChessSets
Chess Piece: Bishop
Attributed to Western Islamic Lands
Ivory
H. 9 cm, D. 5,9 cm
8th–10th century
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
#chessmen #ChessPiece #bishop #MiddleAges #IslamicArt

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#ChessInVisualArts
A chess game
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
11,5 cm (diam.)
France (Ile-de-France)
around 1300
Musée du Louvre, Paris
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ collections.louvre.fr/ark:/53355/cl0…

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Cover of a mirror case with a man and a woman playing chess
Ivory, carved
8 cm (diam.)
France (Paris?)
2nd half of the 14th century
Vatican Museums, Rom, Italy
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges

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Chess Piece: Knight
Ivory
Egyptian, Western European
10th-11th century; head added 12th-13th century
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
#chessmen #ChessPiece #knight #MiddleAges

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Pantaleone (Italian monk)
Chessboard
Floor mosaic
Otranto Cathedral (mosaic floor), Italy
c. 1163-1165
#chess #chessboard #VisibleArts #mosaic #OtrantoCathedral #12thCentury #MiddleAges
➡️ it.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosaico_d…
➡️ mosaicodiotranto.com
📷 Wikimedia Commons

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Cover of a mirror case with a man and a woman playing chess
Ivory, carved
8,2 cm (diam.)
French (Île-de-France)
c. 1350
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges

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Unknown artist
A Chess Player (The Virtue of Prudence)
Floor mosaic
Basilica of San Savino (presbytery), Piacenza, Italy
12th century
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #mosaic #MiddleAges #12thCentury #SanSavinoPiacenza
📷 terrestorie.com/posti/piacenza…

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#ChessInVisualArts
A game of chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
France (Paris?)
14th century
The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges

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#ChessInVisualArts
A game of chess
Mirror case
Ivory
6,8 cm (diam.)
French (Paris?)
c. 1350-1360
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy
#chess #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges

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# 33/n
The Book of # (Liber de ludo scacchorum, ca. 1300)
Author: Jacobus de Cessolis
Straßburg: Knoblochtzer, 1483
Woodcuts, touches of watercolor
Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
# # # # #

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# 20/n
A game of chess
Mirror case
Ivory
French (Paris)
about 1300
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
# # # # #

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# 13/n
Codex Manesse
Written and illustrated between 1304 and 1340
Produced in Zürich, Switzerland
Folio 13r, Markgraf Otto von Brandenburg
Heidelberg University Library, Germany
# # # # #

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# 10/n
Unknown artist
Apes playing chess
1st half of the 14th century (?)
Naumburg Cathedral, Germany; north side of the east choir
# # # # # #

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# 6/n
Albertus Pictor (attr.)
Death playing chess with man
Mural painting
late 1480s
Täby parish church, Uppland, Sweden
# # # # # #

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# 4/n
Buzurgmihr masters the game of chess
Folio from the # (Book of Kings)
Author: # (ca. 940/41-1020)
Persian manuscript made in Iran or Iraq
ca. 1300-30
Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
# # # #

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# 1/n
Libro de los juegos (Book of games)
commissioned by Alfonso X of Castile
completed in Toledo in 1283
Library of the Monastery of El Escorial, Spain
# # # # # #

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