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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 508

    A GERMAN CARVED IVORY BUST TYPE CHESS SET

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN CARVED IVORY BUST TYPE CHESS SET
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens representing the Turkish Ottomans, the bishops in turbans, the knights as horses' heads, the rooks as turrets, one side re-stained pink
    The kings -- 2 5/8in. (6.7cm.) high; the pawns -- 1½in. (3.8cm.) high (32)


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    Provenance

    Gustav Pfeiffer Collection.