Antique 'F. H. Ayres’ Staunton Chess Set
A Good English Boxwood & Ebony Staunton Chess Set in the style of F. H. Ayres, Early 20th Century
the chessmen with green baizes to the underside, in a mahogany box with a hinged lid and brass clasp
King: 10cm (4 inches) high
Pawn: 5.3cm high
Box: 19.5cm wide, 10cm high, 15cm deep
Stock Reference: MJ 1944
Very Good to Excellent. Nice shiny patina. Baize in good condition. A few natural flaws to the wood grain. A few very minor surface nicks.
Excellent. A few very minor nicks. Baize in good condition.
Good to Very Good. Nice surface patina. A few dents and scuffs, especially to the lid.
A Note From Luke
F. H. Ayres was a Victorian games and toy manufacturer, especially known for the quality of their rocking horses. They also manufactured Staunton chess sets in the style of Jaques.
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