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Antique Islamic Medieval 10th-14th century Elephant Chess Piece

Antique Islamic Medieval 10th-14th century Elephant Chess Piece


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Pre 1492: Item # 1470607

Please refer to our stock # IS1123 when inquiring.
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Extremely rare antique medieval 10th-14th century Islamic chess piece, carved in the form of an elephant.

REFERENCES:

https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2007/arts-of-the-islamic-world-l0722http://medaillesetantiques.bnf.fr/ws/catalogue/app/collection/record/ark:/12148/c33gbcx5q0/lot.48.html

http://medaillesetantiques.bnf.fr/ws/catalogue/app...

https://echiquier-val-yerres.org/histoire-des-echecs/evolution-du-jeu-et-des-pieces/

https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/410460953526219134/

CONDITION: showing age and usage, with exceptional patina, with age cracks.

MEASUREMENTS:

Height: 5.7 cm (2.24 inches).

Overall length: 5.1 cm (2 inches).

Width: 4 cm (1.57 inches).

Weight: 80 grams.