30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 125
Estimate GBP 250 - GBP 350
A GERMAN SILVERED AND GILT BRONZE FIGURAL CHESS SET
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Depicting the Prussians versus the Cossaks, the pieces marked to the underside M.K.W ELZHOLZ
The king -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
Together with a cast metal alloy figural chess set, 20th century, depicting the Goths versus the Vikings -- 2½in. (6.2cm.) high; 1in. (2.5cm.) high (2)
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Sotheby's, New York, 5 December 1995, lot 132.
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