A 16th century Elephant, Chess Piece, of Vijayanagar

Chesspiece, in the form of an elephant and howdah, carved ivory. Probably made in Karnataka. Source: V&A Museum

See also:
A Vijayanagar Knight Chess Piece
Chessmen from Uig, Lewis, western isles of Scotland
'Charlemagne's chess set', Southern Italy, end of the eleventh century