30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 400
Estimate GBP 200 - GBP 400
A MONGOLIAN CAST BRONZE CHESS SET
The kings modelled as seated priest, the queens a foo dogs, the bishops as Bactrian camels, the knihgts as horses, the rooks as mechanical carts, the pawns lions, one side with hollow bases
The king -- 2in. (5cm.) high; the pawn -- 3/4in. (2cm.) high
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For further details see Master Pieces; The Story of Chess, Apple Press 2000, page 110 & 111.
This lot is offered without reserve.No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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