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Chess Piece, Pawn

Object Name:
Chess piece
12th century
Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
Earthenware; glazed
Largest piece (King) H. 2 in. 5.5 cm Diam. 2 1/8 in. (4.4 cm) Small piece (pawn) H. 3.3 cm. Diam. 2.9 cm
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Pfeiffer Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1971; sold to MMA]
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