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ANTIQUE CHINESE LACQUER BOARD AND IVORY CHESS SET

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ANTIQUE CHINESE LACQUER BOARD AND IVORY CHESS SET
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SKU: GC098/MAR14

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ANTIQUE CHINESE LACQUER BOARD AND IVORY CHESS SET

£2,450.00 £1,725.00

ANTIQUE CHINESE LACQUER BOARD AND IVORY CHESS SET

Date: 19th century
Stock Number: GC098/MAR14
Height: 2 ins / 5.08 cms
Width: 12.25 ins / 31.12 cms
Depth: 12.25 ins / 31.12 cms
Price: £2450

 

A good late 19th century Cantonese and ivory figural puzzle ball chess set, the kings and queens as Chinese royalty, bishops and courtiers, knights as mounted horses, rook as elephants and pawns as smaller mounted horses, all pieces standing on intricate Chinese puzzle balls, one side natural ivory the other stained cochineal red. Comes with fine period Chinese gilt decorated black lacquer shaped folding games board, the outside with a fine chessboard the interior a backgammon board complete with thirty two fine Chinese filigree work ivory counters, one side natural ivory the other stained cochineal red.

(Some losses and repairs).

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