• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 301

    A VICTORIAN BONE 'BARLEY-CORN' PATTERN CHESS SET

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A VICTORIAN BONE 'BARLEY-CORN' PATTERN CHESS SET
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    In red stained and natural
    Kings 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high
    And an inlaid rosewood folding chess and backgammon board, early 19th Century (2)


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