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A Nuremberg Toy Chess Set, 19th century

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A Charming Antique Nuremberg 'Toy' Pearwood and Boxwood Chess Set, 19th century

kings, queens and bishops with ‘painted faces’, bishops with a ‘feather’ in their caps, knights as horses’ heads, rooks as turrets with pierced ball finials, pawns with baluster knops and tear-drop finials, red and green painted decoration, in a wooden box of oval shape with a lid

King: 11cm high

Pawn 5.4cm high

Box: 17.6cm wide

Stock No: VS 1287


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