London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
A FRENCH CARVED IVORY BUST TYPE CHESS SET
DIEPPE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens representing the Turkish Ottomans versus European monarchs, the bishops as fous, the knights as horses' heads, the rooks as turrets, the pawns as soldiers, one side stained
The king -- 3½in. (9cm.) high; the pawn -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) high
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