“Dublin” Palisander Chess Set, 19th century
A “Dublin Pattern” palisander and boxwood chess set, 19th century
kings with ‘tear-drop’ finials, queens with large ball tops, bishops as mitres, knights as horses’ heads, rooks as turrets or castles, pawns with ball finials, the king 12cm high, the pawn 4.4cm high, in a 19th century wooden box with a sliding lid, 17.6cm wide.
Stock Reference Number: JA 1418
Provenance: Private Collection.
Ilustrated with a 19th century Irish Killarney Yew board which is being sold separately. Please click here to see it.
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