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AN ANGLO-INDIAN POLYCHROME IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
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AN ANGLO-INDIAN POLYCHROME IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET

LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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AN ANGLO-INDIAN POLYCHROME IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens depicted in blue and red robes, the bishops as camel riders, the knights on horse back, both bearing weapons, the rooks as turrets with flags, the pawns as foot soldiers with rifles
The king -- 3in. (7.6cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high
Provenance
The Dr Jean-Claude Cholet Collection of Chess Sets, Christie's, South Kensington, 2 May 2007, lot 144.
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