London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DANISH TURNED BONE CHESS SET
The kings and queens with serrated petal galleries and contrasting finials, the bishops and rooks also with contrasting finials
The king -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
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For a similar set see Hans und Barbara Holländer, Schach Partie Durch Zeiten und Welten, Hamburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, fig. 199.
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