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French Chess Set, Dieppe circa 1790

  • French Chess Set, Dieppe circa 1790
  • French Chess Set, Dieppe circa 1790
  • French Chess Set, Dieppe circa 1790

A French bone figural chess set, Dieppe, circa 1790, the white side as Europeans, the red side as Moors, kings as monarchs or Moorish rulers, queens as consorts, red bishops wearing turbans, white bishops wearing bi-corn hats and military tunics with shoulder epualettes, knights as horsemen, rooks as turrets with elongated spires, red pawns wearing cuirassier helmets in the neo-Grecian manner, white pawns wearing bi-corn hats, the king 8.3cm high, the pawn 5.5cm high.

Stock Reference: JA 1424

Reference: “Chess, East and West, Past and Present”, Metropolitan Museum, New York, plate 64.

 

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