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Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930

  • Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930
  • Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930
  • Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930
  • Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930

A Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1930

one side stained red, the other side left natural, knights as horse’s heads with incised decoration, in a specially made mahogany fitted box with a sliding lid and lifting tray lined in green baize, with leather pulls

King: 11.2cm high

Pawn: 4.9cm high

Box: 27.8cm wide, 11.5cm high

Stock Reference: PO 1602

Sold with a DEFRA Article 10 sales licence: No. 551884/01

Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains pre 1947 elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.

Condition

“Very Good” to “Excellent”.  Slight yellowing to the white side, with some hairline age cracks. Box excellent.

Sold with a DEFRA Article 10 Sales Licence: No. 551884/01

A Note From Luke

A Staunton pattern ivory chess set of good quality and dating from the 1930’s. The knights have Art Deco detailing. The previous owner had a wooden presentation case made up to house the set. Brilliant present for a serious chess player of taste and discrimination.

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Important notice on the export of antique elephant ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains elephant ivory dating from pre 1947 it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.

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