• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 246

    AN EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY INLAID AND IVORY STATU QUO TRAVEL CHESS SET

    BY JAQUES & SON, LONDON, CIRCA 1900

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    AN EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY INLAID AND IVORY STATU QUO TRAVEL CHESS SET
    BY JAQUES & SON, LONDON, CIRCA 1900
    The ivory pieces red stained and natural, the folding board impressed to border 'IN STATU QUO PATENT CHESS BOARD' and brass plaque 'J.JAQUES & SON. MAKERS LONDON.', with leatherette case with gilt mark
    The chess set -- 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide open
    An Anglo-Indian ivory, metal and sandalwood inlaid cribbage board, circa 1890; together with a Japanese mother-of-pearl, bone and lacquer cribbage board, early 20th Century; a whist set, in leatherette box with gilt embossed initials 'J.C.I', retailed by Fortnum & Mason, with silver clasp hallmarked, circa 1930, fitted with hardwood score cards and silk-lined instruction booklet; and a thuya wood, ebony and ivory inlaid games counter dispenser, early 20th Century, containing various coloured counters (5)


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