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Canton Bone Staunton Chess Set, circa 1870

  • Canton Staunton Bone Chess Set
  • Canton Bone Staunton Chess Set, circa 1870

An Antique Chinese Canton Export Staunton Pattern Bone Chess Set, circa 1870

one side stained red (with a cochineal dye), the other side left natural, in a 19th century rosewood and mother o' pearl inlaid box (no key)

King: 7.8cm high

Pawn: 3.8cm high

Box: 20.1cm wide, 12.4cm deep, 8cm high (when closed)

Stock Reference: VS 1462

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