30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
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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