The Chinaworks Chess Set
Lot 295
Sally Tuffin for Dennis Chinaworks 'The Chinaworks Chess Set' a Unique Lustre Version, 2012
£7,000 - 8,000
US$ 12,000 - 14,000
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The Chinaworks Chess Set The Chinaworks Chess Set
Lot Details
Sally Tuffin for Dennis Chinaworks
'The Chinaworks Chess Set' a Unique Lustre Version, 2012
a complete set of intricately modelled mice chess pieces, with chess board, decorated in lustre
Board - 57cm diam, thrown by Rory Mcleod, decorated by Natasha Chapman-Cox, numbered B200; Chess pieces - 5-10cm high, modelling and casting by Alan Pepper, painted and lustred by Natasha Chapman-Cox, numbered B200

Footnotes

  • Inspired by the famous 12th Century Lewis Chessmen in the British Museum and the tradition of English ceramic sets especially the whimsical mice created by George Tinworth for Doulton.

    A few Chinaworks chess sets have been made, but this in the only lustred version that will be produced.
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