A St George pattern gilt-metal and engine-turned chess set, circa 1880,
Lot 83
A St George pattern gilt-metal and engine-turned chess set, circa 1880,
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Lot Details
A St George pattern gilt-metal and engine-turned chess set,
circa 1880,
one side gilt, in the original velvet lined presentation case with clasp,
the king 10cm high, the pawn 4.3cm high, the case 32cm wide.

Footnotes

  • An unusual engine-turned metal set of good quality. Note the turned concentric rings underneath the baize mounts on the bases, and the detailing on the knights' horses' heads.
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