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Lot 134 of 523: An Abbasid or Fatimid carved rock crystal chess piece, 9th-11th century, carved with deep bevel-cut foliate designs, 4.3cm. high Provenance: Private collection, UK. Acquired in 1989 from a shop in Leeds where it was sold as a cut glass paperweight to the present owner. Note: The game of chess, which can be traced back through archaeological evidence to the second or third century, spread from the Indian subcontinent through Persia to centres such as Baghdad and Cairo.. It shares a number of st

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Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Islamic & Indian Art: Catalogue now live(#428)  22/10/2019 10:30 AM GMT+1  This Auction has ended