An Indian Export ivory chess set, Vizagapatam, circa 1820,
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An Indian Export ivory chess set, Vizagapatam, circa 1820,
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,227) inc. premium
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An Indian Export ivory chess set,
Vizagapatam, circa 1820,
one side stained green, the other side left natural, kings and queens with elaborate foliate decoration, bishops as flaming mitres, knights as horses' heads, rooks as turrets with flags, pawns with elaborate foliate decoration, in a specially made fitted oak presentation case,
the king 11cm high, the pawn 6cm high, the case 44cm wide.
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