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Anglo-Indian Chess Set, 19th century & Board

  • Anglo-Indian Chess Set, 19th century & Board
  • Anglo-Indian Chess Set, 19th century & Board
  • Anglo-Indian Chess Set, 19th century & Board

An Anglo-Indian Ivory Chess Set, 19th century

one side stained red, the other left natural, kings with urns and ball finials, queens similar, but of smaller size, bishops with open cleft mitres, knights as horses’ heads with manes and pricked up ears, rooks as raised turrets, pawns with ball finials, in the original mahogany box with a sliding lid, together with a 20th century Indian burrwood and satin-birch inlaid board (2) 

King: 5cm high

Pawn: 2.6cm high

Board: 32.5cm wide, each square 3cm wide.

Stock Reference: MM 1605

Provenance: Major British Chess Collection

 

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.

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

Please note that as the chess set contains elephant ivory dating from pre 1947 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.

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