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    Sale 9454

    Asian Decorative Arts

    12 September 2002, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 300

    A Macau ivory chess set
    19th century

    Price Realised  


    A Macau ivory chess set
    19th century
    the red stained pieces depicting European figures, the plain ivory pieces depicting Chinese figures, on circular bases carved with flowers; and two cylindrical boxes containing a quantity of gaming counters -- 4¼in. (10.5cm.) high max. (small section missing to one piece).
    See Illustration and front cover for detail.

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