An ivory chess set, England, circa 1860,

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Lot 96Y
An ivory chess set,
England, circa 1860,

Sold for £ 2,640 (US$ 3,308) inc. premium
An ivory chess set,
England, circa 1860,
one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings and queens with multi-baluster knops, bishops as mitres, knights as finely carved horses' heads, rooks as monobloc turrets, pawns with baluster knops and ball finials,
the king 9cm high, the pawn 4.5cm high.

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  • Please note that both the red rooks are signed: "Calvert, 189 Fleet Stt."
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