• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5685

    Christie's Interiors

    2 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 427

    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY 'GEORGE III' FIGURAL CHESS SET

    CANTON, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY 'GEORGE III' FIGURAL CHESS SET
    CANTON, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With George III and Queen Charlotte versus a Chinese emperor, the set with pawns in two distinct syles on shaped bases
    Kings 5 in. (12.5 cm.) high (32)


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