Antique Islamic Medieval 10th-14th century A.D. Elephant Chess Piece

$8,000.00
Quantity available: 1

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

Item Details

Reference #:
IS1123x
Quantity
1
Category
Art
SubCategory
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
10th-14th century A.D.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Antique
Material