• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 319

    A FRENCH BONE REGENCE PATTERN CHESS SET

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BONE REGENCE PATTERN CHESS SET
    19TH CENTURY
    WITH SECTIONAL CARVED AND TURNED PIECES INCLUDING IVORY SECTIONS, ONE SIDE DARK-STAINED
    KINGS 4 IN. (10 CM.) HIGH
    TOGETHER WITH A BONE AND EBONISED WOOD FOLDING CHESS AND BACKGAMMON BOARD - 21 IN. (53 CM.) WIDE; AND A SET OF STAINED IVORY AND EBONISED WOOD BACKGAMMON PIECES AND TWO DICE SHAKERS


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 319-323)