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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 729

    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens as Imperial Emperors and Empresses, together with an associated gilt-lacquered folding games board, late 19th century, the interior for backgammon
    The king -- 4in. (10cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
    Together with a Chinese ivory chess set, circa 1950, the disc pieces incised with a character mark (4)


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