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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 805

    A CENTRAL EUROPEAN BONE SELENUS CHESS SET

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CENTRAL EUROPEAN BONE SELENUS CHESS SET
    19TH CENTURY
    The king and queen with multi waisted knopped stems and husk finials
    The king -- 3½in. (8.3cm.) high; the pawn -- 1½in. (3.8cm.) high
    Together with a German softwood 'Toy' chess set, late 19th century, the kings, queens and bishops with painted faces; the king -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high



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    Provenance

    Toy Set was acquired, Christie's South Kensington, London, 27 September 1995, lot 180