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    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    A SWISS CARVED SOFTWOOD 'BEARS OF BERNE' CHESS SET

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS CARVED SOFTWOOD 'BEARS OF BERNE' CHESS SET
    20TH CENTURY
    Stained wood and natural
    The kings--3½in. (9cm.) high; the pawns 2½in. (6.4cm.) high


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    For a similar sets see The Allen Hofrichter Collection of Chess Sets, Christie's, South Kensington, 20 September 2000, lot 49, and Victor Keats, The Illustrated Guide to World Chess Sets, Batsford 1985, page 108, plate 131.

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