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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 810

    A FRENCH TURNED HORN 'RÉGENCE' PATTERN CHESS SET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH TURNED HORN 'RÉGENCE' PATTERN CHESS SET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens with urn-shaped bases, concentric knopped shafts and knopped finials
    The king -- 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
    Together with an embossed leather games board -- 15¾in. (40cm.) wide (2)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Provenance

    Phillips, London, 26 May 1992, lot 80.