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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    A CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CHESS SET

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CHESS SET
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Modelled as George III and Europe Vs' the Chinese, in fitted rosewood box, with an English mahogany and marble topped chess table
    Kings 4 ¼ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 125 - 168)