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    Sale 5350

    Christie's Interiors

    8 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 444

    A VICTORIAN STAUNTON EBONY AND BOXWOOD CHESS SET

    BY JAQUES, LONDON, CIRCA 1855

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    A VICTORIAN STAUNTON EBONY AND BOXWOOD CHESS SET
    BY JAQUES, LONDON, CIRCA 1855
    Contained in a mahogany box with sliding lid, the green label with facsimilie signature H.Staunton and printed THE STAUNTON CHESS MEN. Registered no. 58,607, 6 & 6 Vic. cap.100 BOXWOOD AND EBONY JAQUES, LONDON.
    The king -- 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) high; the pawn -- 1½in. (3.8cm.) high


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