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March 16, 2018

Unusual 19th century set from Northern India. Combines the Islamic tradition of abstract pieces with figural finials on the King and Queen. The Red King is inscribed: “Thakur Singh Shri Daulat Sinhaji” (name of ruler), “Thikana Daulat Garh” (district near Bundi), and dated “Samvat 1884”.

The set comes with a colourful cloth board embrodiered with silk thread.