NORMAN CASKET OF ENGRAVED NARWHAL TUSK [NUMBER 255] sequent addition. The wrought iron ring is contemporary. The woodwork on the interior of the cover seems untouched with the exception of the peg. Height, 7 inches; width, 9 inches; depth, 7 inches It appears that the late Frederic Spitzer acquired this casket at a convent in the Alpine countries. The form of the helmets, spears, targes and kilts appears closely akin in detail to the forms shown in the Bayeux tapestries. The spears similar to Nos. 29 and 30, British Museum : compare Laking, « European Armour and Arms », vol. 1, chapter 2, p. 32. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 100