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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 719

    A CAST METAL ALLOY AND ENAMEL FIGURAL CHESS SET

    20TH CENTURY

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    A CAST METAL ALLOY AND ENAMEL FIGURAL CHESS SET
    20TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens representing Admiral Lord Nelson and Napoleon Bonaparte, all stamped 84, together with a board
    The king -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) high; the pawn -- 1 5/8in. (4cm.) high
    Together with a painted metal alloy figural chess set, late 20th century, depicting the British Army versus the Indian mutineers, stained wood bases each with a label THE FORCES OF THE REBELLION FM87; the king -- 3¼in. (8cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 5/8in. (6.7cm.) high (3)


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