March 17, 2014
A magnificent Staunton chess set from Jaques of London, dating from he very eary years of the twentieth century. Jaques sold some of their finest ivory chess sets in fitted presentation cases, made from Spanish Mahogany, and of the highest quality. These sets were produced in small numbers and sold to a discerning clientele. Rare and desirable. "The Rolls-Royce of Chess Sets".