A 20th century Continental silver-gilt, gilt metal and enamelled chess set possibly Austro Hungarian, incuse stamped 925 (33)
Lot 67
A 20th century Continental silver-gilt, gilt metal and enamelled chess set
possibly Austro Hungarian, incuse stamped 925 (33)
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,897) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 20th century Continental silver-gilt, gilt metal and enamelled chess set
possibly Austro Hungarian, incuse stamped 925
Mounted on a wood base with foliate engraved gilt-metal sides each applied with blue and white enamelled plaques depicting knights, each corner fitted with a knight and embellished with gem set scrolling foliate, the chequerboard hinging open to reveal a velvet lined storage compartment for thirty-two silver, silver-gilt and enamelled conventional chess pieces, raised on four pierced scrolling foliate gem set feet, height 16cm, length 46cm. (33)
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