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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 749

    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET

    CANTON, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
    CANTON, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens modelled as Emperors and Empresses, the white pieces associated, the pawns as foot soldiers, associated pieces and replacements
    The king -- 5in. (12.7cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 7/8in. (7.5cm.) high
    Together with a Chinese gilt-lacquered folding games board, 19th century, the interior for backgammon -- 22 1/8in. (56.2cm.) wide (2)


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