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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 634

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED AND TURNED IVORY CHESS SET

    VIZIGAPATAM, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED AND TURNED IVORY CHESS SET
    VIZIGAPATAM, MID-19TH CENTURY
    One side stained black, the other natural, the kings and queens with pierced crowns, the rooks turrets
    The king -- 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 in. (5 cm.) high
    Together with a Vizigapatam ivory and horn veneered sandalwood folding chess board, mid-19th century, with engraved borders -- 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) wide (2)


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