East India (John) Company King, circa 1840
An East India (John) Company Ivory Elephant Chess King, Berhempore, circa 1840
two princes riding in a covered howdah, the elephant mounted on an oblong base
Dimensions: 7cm long, 10.2cm high
Stock Reference: FL 1572
Provenance: Major European Chess Collection
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.
A Note From Luke
Berhempore elephant piece dating from the first half of the 19th century. Nicely carved in a near ‘excellent’ condition.
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