This medieval oak chest might be described as an ‘armourer’s chest’, as it was made to store a suit of plate armour – probably parade amour. It dates to the mid fifteenth century, and measures 77 1/2″ long x 31 1/4″ high x 19 1/2″ deep. The interior (with divider to accommodate a helm) features …
These chess pieces, called the Lewis Chessmen, were found in Scotland (Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides) at some point before 1831 and were probably made in Scandinavia (thought to be Norway) about Walrus ivory and whales’ teeth.The British Museum.
ome of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research. The and century gaming pieces which were discovered in Uig on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 are considered to be Scotland’s most renowned archaeological find.
Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater or Kaufmann Residence is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.