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A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
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A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET

CANTON, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A CHINESE-EXPORT CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
CANTON, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens modelled as Emperors and Empresses, the white pieces associated, the pawns as foot soldiers, associated pieces and replacements
The king -- 5in. (12.7cm.) high; the pawn -- 2 7/8in. (7.5cm.) high
Together with a Chinese gilt-lacquered folding games board, 19th century, the interior for backgammon -- 22 1/8in. (56.2cm.) wide (2)
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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.

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