WMF silver-plated chess set, German, 1896
A German silver-plated chess set by the Wurtembergische Metallwarenfabrik, Geislingen, 1896, one side in gilt, kings and queens with crowns, knights as horses’ heads, rooks as turrets, pawns surmounted with ball finials, the king 6.5cm high, the pawn 3.9cm high, maker’s mark to the underside of the base, in the original cardboard open presentation box, 31cm wide.
Stock Reference: MJ 1537
Reference: Schach Partie Durch Zeiten und Welten, Edition Braus, 2005, figure 234.
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