chess piece

Chess or makruk piece, representing the red king, ขุน khun, meaning either a feudal lord or a title-holder of the lowest ranks in the ancient Thai nobility. Tall turned top-shaped piece with pedestal, decorated with five band of concentric grooves at the top and three concentric grooves around the base.

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