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unusual-rocking-horse-selenus-chess-set-circa-1830

September 20, 2019

Rare Selenus Pattern antique chess set with distinctive horse knight. The Selenus pattern was the major pattern in use in Central Europe during the Beidermeier period (1815-1848). This set has an unusual knight, showing the main body of a horse, rather than the usual horse's head.