Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games


November 24, 2017

Magnificent Staunton chess set with the king just under 4½ inches high (11cm ). The set is unsigned, but the knights are identical in style to Jaques. One possibility is that this set was made by an ex Jaques carver for F. H. Ayres. Lovely quality and immaculate condition.