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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 802

    AN ENGLISH TURNED AND CARVED IVORY CHESS SET

    IN THE 'CALVERT' STYLE, MID 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH TURNED AND CARVED IVORY CHESS SET
    IN THE 'CALVERT' STYLE, MID 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens with pierced petal collars
    The king -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high; the pawn -- 1½in. (4cm.) high


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    This closely relates to a pattern devised and produced at the John Calvert workshops from the late 18th century to the mid 19th century.

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