London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GERMAN TURNED BONE 'SELENUS' TYPE CHESS SET
The kings and queens with pierced petal galleries
The king -- 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high; the pawn -- 1 5/8in. (4.2cm.) 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. 190, page 221.
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