A "Washington Pattern" ivory chess set, English, 18th century,
Lot 81Y
A "Washington Pattern" ivory chess set, English, 18th century,
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,182) inc. premium

Lot Details
A "Washington Pattern" ivory chess set,
English, 18th century,
one side stained red or pink, the other side left natural, kings with cogged crowns, queens with ball finials, bishops with open mitres, knights as arched horses' heads, rooks as monobloc turrets with concave battlements,
the king 8cm high, the pawn 3.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • Reference: Michael Mark, "Chessmen Practical and Ornamental", Asprey, 1986, figure 2 for a similar late 18th century chess set.
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