London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
An Israeli enamelled and gilt metal chess set
Mid 20th century
Theme based on figures from the Old Testament, the pawns depicted with crossed arms, the pawns on the opposing side with beards, all on circular bases stamped to the underside MADE IN ISRAEL, TEPPICH, with Judaic script
King -- 2½in. (6.3cm.); pawn -- 21/8in. (5.3cm.) high
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A similar lot was sold in these rooms, 17 December 1997, lot 115
Victor Keats, The Illustrated Guide to World Chess Sets, Batsford Ltd 1985, page 199, ill. 230.
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