6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A GROUP OF THREE GOLD ENAMELLED CHESS PIECES, LUCKNOW, 19TH CENTURY
Comprising the Queen modelled as an elephant, and two further pieces, set with diamonds and rubies and finely enamelled with flowers to base and sides, the undersides of the two smaller pieces with red flowers on a blue ground - (3)
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