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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 794

    A EUROPEAN TURNED AND CARVED IVORY PLAYING CHESS SET

    CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A EUROPEAN TURNED AND CARVED IVORY PLAYING CHESS SET
    CIRCA 1920
    The kings and queens with ribbed bodies, crown and ball knop finials, the bishops with mitres, the knights with horses' heads, the rooks as turrets
    The king -- 4¼in. (10.7cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 1/8in. (5.3cm.) high


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    Please note this set is probably English.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE DR JEAN-CLAUDE CHOLET COLLECTION OF CHESS SETS, PART II.