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East India (“John Company”) Elephant

  • East India (“John Company”) Elephant

An East India (John Company) ivory elephant chess piece

Berhempore, late 18th/mid 19th century, unstained ivory, probably a Queen, a mahout to the front with stick, the howdah behind carrying two princes, raised on a gadrooned ovoid base, 6.6cm wide, 8cm high.

Stock Reference Number: MM 1508


Important Notice on the export of antique elephant ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.


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