chess piece

One of a 32 piece set of wooden chess pieces from The Maldives. One of a pair, made of turned wood, natural colour and varnished. It has a round base, narrows at the centre and tapers to form a round top. Engraved using a thin circular banding at three points on the object, at the top and base of the stem and around the top. Each engraving is painted red.

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