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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Indo Portuguese Carved Ivory Chess Piece Representing a Knight on Horseback"
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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
Traces of polychrome (old damage)
Size: 8cm high, 6.5cm deep, 4.5cm wide – 3¼ ins high, 2½ ins deep, 1¾ ins wide
The Knight is the most recognisable of all the pieces on the board and his ancestry in the game can be traced back to the 'cavalry' of the original Indian game.