London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
An Indian rock-crystal chess set
carved in squat and tapering cylindrical forms with domed tops, painted in gilt with flowersprigs enclosed by borders of interlacing flowers, the undersides painted green and red -- 21/8in. (5.3cm.) max. high, (old wear), fitted velvet box.
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