London, South Kensington
26 March 2013
AN INDIAN 'MUSLIM' PATTERN IVORY CHESS SET
Of abstract form, with red and green decoration
The king -- 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high; the pawn -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high
Dr Ernst Boehlen Collection.
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Jeux D'Échecs Objets d'Art, Musée Suisse du Jeu, Château de La Tour-de-Peilz, 14 September - 12 November 1989, p.40, fig.46.
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