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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 795

    A FRENCH BONE BUST TYPE CHESS SET

    DIEPPE, 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH BONE BUST TYPE CHESS SET
    DIEPPE, 19TH CENTURY
    Depicting the Europeans versus the Moors, the kings and queens wearing crowns, the bishops wearing bicorn hats and turbans, the knights on horse back, rooks as turrets, some elements associated
    The king -- 3in. (7.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 1/8in. (5.5cm.)


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