A "Barleycorn Pattern" bone chess set
English, circa 1850
one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings with domed or egg-shaped finials, queens with reeded egg-shaped finials, bishops as elongated split mitres, knights as horses' heads, rooks as turrets with reeded spire finials and flags, pawns with reeded ball finials,
the king 11cm high, the pawn 3.6cm high.
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