An ivory chess set
Lot 8105Y
An ivory chess set 20th century
US$ 2,500 - 4,000
£1,500 - 2,400
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Property from a Central California Collection
An ivory chess set
20th century
Comprised of one set tinted in dark sepia hue opposed by another left uncolored, the pawns, kings, queens and bishops of both sets depicting three groups of the Eight Immortals, accompanied by knights and rooks rendered as martial cavalry and boys atop elephants respectively, all carved atop waisted plinths incised in vine and lotus scrolls and stored in a wooden box unfolding to serve as the chess board (minute losses).
5in (12.6cm) height of kings
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