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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 734

    AN INDIAN IVORY 'JOHN COMPANY' FIGURAL CHESS SET

    PROBABLY BERHAMPUR, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    AN INDIAN IVORY 'JOHN COMPANY' FIGURAL CHESS SET
    PROBABLY BERHAMPUR, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The kings and queens modelled as princes in howdahs atop elephants, the bishops as mounted camels, knights on horseback, the rooks elephants with mahouts and riders, the pawns as foot soldiers, re-stained
    The king -- 2½in. (6.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 2in. (5cm.) high


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