30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 138
Estimate GBP 100 - GBP 200
TWO BLACK BASALT CHESS PIECES
MANUFACTURED BY WEDGWOOD, DESIGN BY ARNOLD MACHIN, 20TH CENTURY
Modelled as the King and Queen, impressed to the underside A.M
The king -- 5½in. (14cm.) high
Together with a group of fifteen composite moulded chess pieces, after the 'Lewis Chessmen'
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Arnold Machin (1911-1999) is renowned for the creation of the British postage stamp portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and designed for Wedgwood between ...
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