A carved wooden figural chess set,
Mongolian, late 19th century,
one side with faint green highlights, the other side with yellow, kings on thrones, queens as dogs or lions, bishops as dromedaries (with two humps), knights as horse, rooks as waggons or juggernauts, pawns as small lions or dogs, with a blue and cream cloth board, (two dromedary bishops likely to be later replacements),
the king 4.6cm high, the pawn 2cm high. (2).
Toys and Dolls
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