London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
An ivory figural chess set
Probably from the workshops of Gottfried Rinderspacher, Hamburg, circa 1890
One side stained green, the other natural, the pieces carved as classical Greek and mythical figures
King -- 35/8in. (9.2cm.); pawn -- 2½in. (5.3cm.) high
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PLEASE SEE IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING EXPORT OF IVORY ON PAGE 5.
Victor Keats, Illustrated Guide to World Chess Sets, Batsford Ltd, 1985, a similar set is illustrated on page 63, ill. 70.
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