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Fine Bone Selenus Chess Set, circa 1840

  • Fine Bone Selenus Chess Set, circa 1840
  • Antique Selenus Chess Set Game
  • Fine Bone Selenus Chess Set, circa 1840

A Fine German ‘Selenus Pattern’ Bone Chess Set, circa 1840

in the original box, the polished bone chessmen stained red and left natural, kings and queens with pierced galleries, bishops with baluster knops, knights with carved horses’ heads, rooks as turrets surmounted with Islamic crescent moons, in the original box with a sliding lid, decorated with a transfer print engraving  (the chess players) and simulated rosewood finish

King: 11cm high

Pawn: 4.1 cm high

Box: 14.6cm wide

Stock Reference: MJ 2015


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