London, South Kensington
2 May 2007
AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED IVORY CHESS SET
BERHAMPUR, MID 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens with lotus leaf carved baluster stems, the kings each with a pierced foliate gallery, the rooks modelled as turrets surmounted by sentry figures
The king -- 4¼in. (10.8cm.) high; the pawn -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) high
Christie's, South Kensington, London, 27 September, 1994, lot 84.
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