136
136

FROM THE COLLECTION OF LOTHAR SCHMID (1928-2013)

A Fatimid rock crystal chess piece, Egypt, 11th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
136

FROM THE COLLECTION OF LOTHAR SCHMID (1928-2013)

A Fatimid rock crystal chess piece, Egypt, 11th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Fatimid rock crystal chess piece, Egypt, 11th century
carved in four sections with deep bevel-cut foliate designs, the base border with dash details
3cm. 
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Provenance

Ex-collection Lothar Schmid (1928-2013).

Catalogue Note

For further information on rock crystal chess pieces, see A. Contadini, 'Rock Crystal: Rock Crystal Pieces in the V&A.', ch.1 in Fatimid Art at the Victoria and Albert Museum, V&A Publications, London, 1998.

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