A 19th century Chinese export carved ivory part figural chess set probably Canton, circa 1830-40
Lot 194Y Ф
A 19th century Chinese export carved ivory part figural chess set
probably Canton, circa 1830-40
£400 - 600
US$ 630 - 950

Lot Details
A 19th century Chinese export carved ivory part figural chess set
probably Canton, circa 1830-40
stained red and left natural, the kings as emperors, the queens as empresses, the bishops as mandarins, the knights on horseback, the rooks as elephants bearing flags, the pawns as foot soldiers, some losses to swords and flags and with one natural pawn lacking, the kings, 12cm high, the pawns, 5.5cm high (31)
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

Y CITES

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