20 September 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,815
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A Russian walrus ivory Kholmogory type chess set
One side stained red, the opposing side natural, the figurative pieces carved as the Romans versus Persians
King -- 3½in. (9cm.) high; pawn -- 2½in. (6.2cm.) high
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PLEASE SEE IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING EXPORT OF IVORY ON PAGE 5.
A similar lot was sold in these Rooms, 27 September 1994, lot 101.
Michael Mark,Chessmen, Practical and Ornamental, Catalogue 1986,ill.36.
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