African tribal chess set- 20th century

African tribal chess set- 20th century

Here is a Makonde set I purchased on eBay some years ago – my late father, Alfred Lyons, adored birds, and I honestly think he would have loved this quality set, the star pieces being the bird pawns.  CCI member Peter Armit very kindly informed me that he had...
African chess set

African chess set

A recent purchase on the bay , & I was mighty pleased with this set. CC member Peter Armit has a similar set in his collection, which he states is possibly from Ghana. My wife Pauline studied the queen with interest which is approx. 12 cms tall, but certainly it...