Antique St George Chess Set, 19th Century
A "Saint George Pattern" Boxwood and "Ebonised" Chess Set, 19th Century
knights with carved arched horse's heads, in an attractive late 19th century Japanese Export red lacquered box
King: 10.8cm high
Pawn: 4.4cm high
Box: 19.6cm wide
Stock Reference: AS 1846
Surface dirt, attractive light shiny patina.
'Ebonised' or Lacquered Finish, very minor chip to rook battlement, minor chip likewise to bishop mitre.
Slight wear to edges and corners. Hairline crack down back corner edge.
A Note From Luke
Classic "St George" Pattern English chess set- one of the most popular patterns used in Britain during the 19th century.
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