The Becket Casket

Limoges, 1180–90

Copper-gilt, enamel, wood

29.5 x 34.4 x 12.4cm

Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, with contributions from the Po Shing Woo Foundation, The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the estate of T. S. Eliot, the Headley Trust and many private donations

Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London