London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
An Indian ivory John Company type chess set Circa 1880
One side stained red to base, the opposing natural, the royal pieces seated in howdahs mounted on elephants, the pawns armed with daggers to the Indian side and muskets to the Company side
King -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high; pawn -- 2in. (5.1cm.) high
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A similar lot was sold from The Ernst Boelhen Collection of Chess Sets, Phillip's, Bond Street, 9th November 1998, lot 126.
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