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Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

jaques-staunton-chess-set-late-1920s-30s

January 10, 2020

Boxwood Side:

Nice figuring to the wood, White King stamped JAQUES LONDON in red, slight lean to the queen, nice shiny polished patina, no chips.

Ebony Side:

Black king stamped JAQUES LONDON in red, green baizes clean and in excellent condition, chessmen 'excellent', with no chips or cracks.

Box:

Good. A few minor surface scratches. Green label clean, tight and intact. Rubbed mark (water stain?) to green baize inside lid. Further stains to baize interior.