An Indian Export ivory chess set, Vizagapatam, circa 1850,
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An Indian Export ivory chess set, Vizagapatam, circa 1850,
Sold for £336 (US$ 565) inc. premium
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An Indian Export ivory chess set,
Vizagapatam, circa 1850,
one side stained red, the other side stained light green, kings with pierced crowns and surmounted with spray finials, queens similar, but of smaller height and with cross finials, bishops with mitres, knights as horses' heads, rooks as squat turrets with flags, pawns with baluster knops, one green flag missing, red knight with base and stem missing, various damages, sold as a potential restoration project, together with a mahogany box stamped: Pat'd Apr 18, 1854, (and key),
the king 10cm high, the pawn 4.5cm high.
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