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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 748

    AN INDIAN GILT-HEIGHTENED POLYCHROME BONE FIGURAL CHESS SET

    RAJASTHAN, 20TH CENTURY

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    AN INDIAN GILT-HEIGHTENED POLYCHROME BONE FIGURAL CHESS SET
    RAJASTHAN, 20TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens seated under canopies, bishops on camels, knights on horseback, rooks as elephants, the pawns as foot soldiers, all bearing daggers, the red side bearing rifles
    The king -- 3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2¼in. (5.8cm.) high


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