Lot 138
  • 138

A rare Samanid part chess-set, Nishapur, 10th/11th century or earlier

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

comprising sixteen pieces composed of ivory, the Kings and Queens as stylised 'animal' figures, the knights and rooks also in stylised form, the small pawns of abstract form with ball-head terminals
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