A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size Hong Kong, circa 1965
Lot 125WY
A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size Hong Kong, circa 1965
Sold for £1,200 (US$ 2,007) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Chinese ivory figural chess set of large size
Hong Kong, circa 1965
one side tea-stained, the other side left natural, each chessman decorated with incised "penwork", kings as Emperors, queens as consorts, bishops as mandarins, knights as horsemen, rooks as pagodas, pawns as Immortals, each chessman with an inset "seal" to the underside of the base, in a wooden fitted and "silk" lined chess board/box of large size,
the king 20cm high, the pawn 11cm high, the board 82cm wide (2).

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  • Important notice:

    Under EU regulation 338/97, an Article 10 sales licence has been granted for the sale of this ivory chess set (No. 455780/01).

    Buyers must check their own local regulations for the importation of ivory before bidding on this lot, as import of this set may be denied by countries outside of the European Union. Please contact the department if you require further details.
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