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East India (John) Company King, circa 1840

  • East India (John) Company King, circa 1840
  • East India (John) Company King, circa 1840
  • East India (John) Company King, circa 1840
  • 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.

Condition

One of the finials has been re-glued back, a few minor hairline ‘age’ cracks; otherwise “Excellent”.

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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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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