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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 712

    A CONTINENTAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURAL CHESS SET

    20TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURAL CHESS SET
    20TH CENTURY
    Depicting Africans versus Europeans,together with an associated painted box, decorated in the Chinoiserie taste
    The king -- (8.2cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
    Together with an African carved hardwood and softwood 'Tribal' figure chess set, second half 20th century; the king -- 5in. (12.6cm.) high; the pawn -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, South Kensington, 15 July 1998, lot 15.