An East India (John Company) ivory figural part or composite chess set, Berhempore, circa 1840,
Lot 117Y
An East India (John Company) ivory figural part or composite chess set, Berhampur, circa 1840,
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
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An East India (John Company) ivory figural part or composite chess set,

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  • Reference: Michael Mark, "Chessmen Practical and Ornamental", Asprey's, 1986, figure 38: "John set, ivory, Berhampur, late 18th or early 19th century". See also, Schach Partie Durch Zeiten und Welten, figure 156, page 187 for similar East India sets.
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