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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 826

    A SOUTH GERMAN CARVED LIMEWOOD AND STAINED PINE WOOD FIGURAL PART CHESS SET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A SOUTH GERMAN CARVED LIMEWOOD AND STAINED PINE WOOD FIGURAL PART CHESS SET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicting the Austro-Hungarian monarchs versus the Turks, the knights on horseback, the rooks as elephants bearing turrets, lacking one black knight and white pawn
    The king -- 4in. (10cm.) high; the pawn -- 3in. (7.5cm.) high


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