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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 726

    A MONGOLIAN POLYCHROME AND CARVED WOOD FIGURAL CHESS SET

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MONGOLIAN POLYCHROME AND CARVED WOOD FIGURAL CHESS SET
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The kings seated on thrones, the queens as foo dogs or lions, the bishops as Bactrian camels, the knights as horses (one a replacement), the rooks as horse drawn carts, the pawns as lions
    The king -- 2in. (5cmm.) high; the pawn -- 1½in. (3.8cm.) high


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    See Dr. Rodolfo Pozzi, The Chess Collector, Volume X 2001, p.17.

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