London, South Kensington
27 May 2004
An English ivory turned chess set
Late 18th or early 19th century
One side stained, the opposing natural
The king -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
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Michael Mark, Chessmen Practical and Ornamental, Exhibition Catalogue by Asprey and Chess Collectors International, May 1986.
A related set is illustrated in pl. 2.
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