ANTIQUE RARE WOOD CHESS SET IN BOX BY W. HOWARD
Height of king: 2¼ inches / 5.9 cm
Stock number: 856547/0121
A rare antique wooden chess set in boxwood and ebony, within a 19th century fruitwood box by W. Howard with a sliding lid, inscrided: W. Howard’s…Superior Chessmen…London Made. Bone and ivory W Howard sets are not uncommon, but a wooden set is a rare find indeed.