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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A VICTORIAN BARLEYCORN PATTERN IVORY CHESS SET

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A VICTORIAN BARLEYCORN PATTERN IVORY CHESS SET
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Stained red and natural, the knights as horses heads, the rooks as castellated turrets
    The kings - 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high; the pawns - 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high
    Together with a Victorian glazed oak casket; a group of thirty backgammon counters; and a gilt and polychrome decorated papier mache folding games board (3)


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