A "Pepys" ivory chess set,
Vizagapatam, India, circa 1800,
one side green, the other side left natural, kings with pierced crowns, queens similar, but of smaller size, bishops with pierced mitres, knights as elegant horses' heads, rooks as elongated turrets, pawns with bulbous lower sections and elongated finials,
the king 13cm high, the pawn 7cm high.
- Please note that the king is 16.5cm high, not 13cm high as previously stated.