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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 745

    AN AFRICAN CARVED HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD ANIMAL CHESS SET

    MOZAMBIQUE, SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY

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    AN AFRICAN CARVED HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD ANIMAL CHESS SET
    MOZAMBIQUE, SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
    Modelled as various animals
    The king -- 2 7/8in. (7.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2in. (5cm.) high
    Together with a Nigerian thorn wood bust type chess set; the king -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¼in. (3cm.) high; and an African carved pink soapstone set, possibly Kenya, mid 20th century; the king -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) high (3)


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