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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 821

    A FRENCH BONE AND IVORY MOUNTED STAINED WOOD 'LYON' TYPE CHESS SET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    A FRENCH BONE AND IVORY MOUNTED STAINED WOOD 'LYON' TYPE CHESS SET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Of inverted form, mounted on later ivory bases, circa 1950
    The king -- 3½in. (9cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 1/8in. (5.5cm.) high
    Together with an ivory and ebony inlaid mahogany games board, late 19th century, with frieze drawer fitted for chess pieces -- 14¼in. (36.3cm.) wide (2)


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