London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
A GERMAN POLYCHROME CARVED BONE BUST SET
GEISLINGEN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
The kings and queens modelled in crowns and robes, the bishops wearing leather tri-corn hats, the knight's as sea-horses, the rooks as turrets, all mounted on turned baluster stems with serrated rims
The king -- 3¼in. (8.3cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
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