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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 736

    A CENTRAL INDIAN CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET

    CIRCA 1900

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    A CENTRAL INDIAN CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
    CIRCA 1900
    The kings modelled as Hindu princes, the queens as viziers, the bishops, knights and rooks with animal heads, the pawns as soldiers, one side with gilt bases
    The king -- 3¾in. (9.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 1 3/8in. (3.5cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Wolmark Collection.