An Islamic painted ivory chess set,  Northern India, late 18th/early 19th century,
Lot 191Y
An Islamic painted ivory chess set, Northern India, late 18th/early 19th century,
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,067) inc. premium
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An Islamic painted ivory chess set,  Northern India, late 18th/early 19th century, An Islamic painted ivory chess set,  Northern India, late 18th/early 19th century,
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An Islamic painted ivory chess set,
Northern India, late 18th/early 19th century,
one side green with gilt highlights, the other side red with gilt highlights, together with an early 19th century Vizagapatam palisander wood and sandalwood games board/box, the exterior for chess, the interior for backgammon, decorated with floral inlays in ivory (2),
the king 5cm high, the pawn 2cm high, the box (when open) 43.5cm wide.
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