Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games


October 04, 2016

Collection of ten chess pieces from various early to mid 19th century “Rajhasthan” sets. These were made for export to Great Britain from India. The sets often depict forces of the British East India Company against forces of the Native Indian Princely states. An example of a complete set is held in the collection of the British Museum.