A first half 19th century Chinese export carved ivory "King George and Emperor Jiaqing" figural chess set
Lot 907Y
A first half 19th century Chinese export carved ivory "King George and Emperor Jiaqing" figural chess set
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,268) inc. premium

Lot Details
A first half 19th century Chinese export carved ivory "King George and Emperor Jiaqing" figural chess set
one side left natural, the other side stained red, the natural side with the king as George III and queen as Charlotte, bishops as holymen, knights as soldiers on horseback, rooks as elephants with turrets and pawns as footsoldiers, the red side with the king as the Emperor Jiaqing and the queen as the Empress Xiaoshurui, bishops as mandarins, knights as soldiers on horseback, rooks as elephants with turrets and pawns as footsoldiers,
some minor losses and damages, the kings 14.5cm high approximately overall, the pawns 4.5cm high
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