London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
A FRENCH CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
Representing Napoleon Bonaparte and possibly the Austrian Emperor Francis, one side stained brown
The king -- 4 3/8in. (11cm.) high; the pawn -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high
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A similar set was sold, The Property of Amos Smith Esq. Chess Sets, Christie's London, 18 June 1979, lot 47.
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