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Biedermeier Bone Chess Set, circa 1830

  • Biedermeier Bone Chess Set, circa 1830

A Biedermeier “Selenus Pattern” Bone Chess Set, Germany/Central Europe, circa 1830

one side stained light brown, the other side left natural, kings with double galleries, queens with single galleries, bishops with knops and cogged caps, knights as horses’ heads, rooks as slender turrets, pawns with ball finials, in a wooden box with a hinged lid

King: 10.6cm high

Pawn: 4.6cm high

Box: 23cm wide, 9cm high

Stock Reference: VW 1604

Provenance: The Gareth Williams Chess Collection


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