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Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht, 1930s

  • Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht, 1930s
  • Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht, 1930s
  • Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht, 1930s
  • Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht, 1930s

A German Ivory Chess Set by Ernst Lauprecht of Berlin, 1930s

one side stained dark brown, the other side left natural, kings surmounted with crosses, queens with crowns,, bishops with mitres, knights as carved horse's heads, rooks as castles, pawns with ball finials, in a simulated dark grey 'crocodile' or 'lizard' hinged presentation case, with gilt-metal clasps, silk retailer's label: Ernst Lauprecht, Berlin W8- Berlin SW 68...Leipzigeszstr. 93...Freidrichastr. 238

King: 6.3 cm high

Pawn: 3.3 cm high

Case: 25.5cm wide, 4.3cm high, 25.5cm deep

Stock Reference: VS 1465

 

Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.

Condition

Excellent.

A Note From Luke

An interesting ivory chess set from a Berlin retailer. I've found a reference for Ernst Lauprecht at the same address in the Berlin telephone directory for 1941. The business, presumably, was either destroyed- or curtailed- during the destruction of the city in 1945.

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Please note that as the figure is made from antique elephant ivory this will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me for further details.

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