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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    A Cantonese ivory white and red stained ivory chess set

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Cantonese ivory white and red stained ivory chess set
    19th Century
    Carved as Chinese figures standing on top of varying sized puzzle balls, with elephant formed knights and equestrian mounted pawns
    the king -- 7¼in. (18.4cm.) high (32)


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