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Antique St George Chess Set, 19th Century

  • Antique St George Chess Set, 19th Century
  • Antique St George Chess Set, 19th Century
  • Antique St George Chess Set, 19th Century
  • 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



Boxwood Side:

Surface dirt, attractive light shiny patina.

Ebonised Side:

'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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