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A GERMAN POLYCHROME CARVED BONE BUST TYPE CHESS SET
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A GERMAN POLYCHROME CARVED BONE BUST TYPE CHESS SET

LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A GERMAN POLYCHROME CARVED BONE BUST TYPE CHESS SET
LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens with graduated tiers, the bishops in later felt hats, the knights as sea horses, the rooks as turrets, the pawns with knopped stems, in a fitted paper-covered pine box with glass front, restorations
The king -- 3.3/8 in. (8.5 cm.); the pawn -- 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high
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