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    Sale 5198

    Furniture, Carpets & Decorative Objects

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 716

    TWO BLACK BASALT CHESS PIECES

    MANUFACTURED BY WEDGWOOD, DESIGN BY ARNOLD MACHIN, 20TH CENTURY

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    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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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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