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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 822

    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 bishops as fous, the knights as cavalry men, the pawns as gentlemen versus blackamoors, ivory restorations and restained
    The king -- 3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high


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