A carved boxwood figural chess part-set, Switzerland, circa 1870,
Lot 134
A carved boxwood figural chess part-set, Switzerland, circa 1870,
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 11,041) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A carved boxwood figural chess part-set,
Switzerland, circa 1870,
one side stained dark brown/black, Europeans versus the Moors, kings wearing crowns and turbans, queens likewise, bishops as "fou" or warriors, knights as horsemen, rooks as elephants bearing turrets, pawns as foot soldiers, two European knights missing (30),
the king 15cm high, the pawn 7.5cm high.
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