A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size, Hong Kong, circa 1960,
Lot 173
A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size, Hong Kong, circa 1960,
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size,
Hong Kong, circa 1960,
one side tea-stained, the other side left natural, kings as Chinese Emperors, queens as the Empress, bishops as mandarins, knights as horsemen, rooks as pagodas, pawns as The Eight Immortals, in a wooden box/board of large size,
the king 18cm high, the pawn 9cm high, the board/box 72cm wide.

Footnotes

  • Please note that under CITES regulations, as this lot is made from non-antique (ie under 100 years old) ivory, it cannot be exported outside the European Union. Please refer to the department for further information.
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