Antique Rosewood Chess Set, 19th Century
An Interesting Antique English Rosewood and Boxwood Chess Set, 19th Century
kings with extended columns and turned finials, queens with turned ball finials, bishops with open mitres, knights as carved horses’ heads, rooks as stepped turrets, pawns with baluster knops and ball finials, the chessmen with baizes to the undersides in a hinged wooden box with a light blue/green lining.
Box: 22.5cm wide, 15cm deep, 7.5cm
Stock Reference: MJ 2035
‘Very Good’. Baizes in excellent condition.
‘Very Good’. Surface dirt, but otherwise in excellent condition.
'Very Good’. Lovely quality. Period pencilled annotation to the inside of the lid.
A Note From Luke
Interesting and unusual 19th century English chess pattern. Similar to the ‘Calvert' pattern, or perhaps, a variation on the 'St George' or 'Old English' patterns. The rosewood side features attractive stratifactions and patination. A lovely antique chess set. Recommended.
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