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Three 'King' chess pieces, Persia and Near East, 9th-12th century the tall ivory chess piece with hollow centre, the alabaster piece of stylised form with eight drill holes and old collection label to underside, the small ivory chess piece with characteristic carved edge

A fine Mumuye headdress Nigeria, of atypical form, a classically rendered head and stylized triangular open-worked arms rising from a cylindrical body; the whole attached to a carved hollow dance crest with incised carved geometric bands. Fine lustrous variegated surface. height 16 1/2in FOOTNOTES

A GOLD ARMLET, ROMAN IMPERIAL, EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA LATE 3RD/EARLY 4TH CENTURY A.D. made in two sections formerly hinged together, of hollow circular form repoussé in relief and chased on the crest and sides with two rows of large quatrefoils interspersed with small rosettes and theater masks, the petals with finely-notched edges, peltas lining the undecorated inner circumference. Width 5 1/8 in. 13 cm