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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 817

    A JAQUES STATUS QUO BONE AND MAHOGANY TRAVEL CHESS SET

    JAQUES & SON, LONDON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A JAQUES STATUS QUO BONE AND MAHOGANY TRAVEL CHESS SET
    JAQUES & SON, LONDON, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The pieces pegged, with space for captured pieces, stamped IN STATU QUO PATENT CHESS BOARD and with brass label stamped J.JAQUES & SON MAKERS LONDON, with leather box
    9 1/8in. (23.3cm.) wide
    Together with an ebony and ivory inlaid travel board and chess set, 1900, the pegged pieces in the 'Staunton' pattern; the king -- 1in. (2.5cm.) high; the pawn --1/2in. (2cm.) high; the board -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) wide; a mahogany and inlaid travel board and bone pegged chess set, the bridge of the box with printed retail label AU PARADIS DES ENFANTS PARIS 156, RUE DE RIVOLI -- 5½in. (14cm.) wide; and a hardwood inlaid travel chess set, on circular form with cover (4)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, South Kensington, 15 July 1998, lot 3.