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Chess Piece, Bishop

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Geography:
Made in India
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm) W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.228
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
New York. Asia Society. "Asian Games: The Art of Contest," October 14, 2004–January 18, 2005, no. 12:24.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Asian Games: The Art of Contest," February 26, 2005–May 15, 2005, no. 12:24.

Middlebury College Museum of Art. "Asian Games: The Art of Contest," September 8, 2005–December 11, 2005, no. 12:24.

Mackenzie, Colin, and Irving Finkel, ed. Asian Games The Art of Contest. New York: Asia Society, 2004. no. 12:24, p. 153, ill. (color).



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