A Fine "Northern Upright" ivory chess set, British Isles, circa 1860,
Lot 48Y
A Fine "Northern Upright" ivory chess set, British Isles, circa 1860,
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 15,494) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Fine "Northern Upright" ivory chess set,
British Isles, circa 1860,
one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings with urn shaped finials, queens with dome shaped finials, bishops with split mitres, knights as carved horses' heads with flowing manes, rooks as turrets, pawns with ball finials, in a fitted mahogany box, the interior lined in green velvet plush, the hinged lid with decorative beading and ebony inlaid star motifs,
the king 10cm high, the pawn 5.5cm high.
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