30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
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.
This lot is offered without reserve.No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.