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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 376

    A PORTUGUESE PORCELAIN BUST TYPE CHESS SET

    VISTA ALGRERE FACTORY, 20TH CENTURY

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    A PORTUGUESE PORCELAIN BUST TYPE CHESS SET
    VISTA ALGRERE FACTORY, 20TH CENTURY
    Representing the Crusaders versus the Saracens, the undersides with mark V.A, with the black rook and black king later associated
    The king -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 3½in. (9cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Dr. Jean-Claude Cholet Collection of Chess Sets.


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