Edinburgh Upright Chess Set, circa 1870
A Bone 'Edinburgh Upright' Pattern Chess Set, circa 1870
one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings with urn finials, queens with ball finial, bishops with split mitres, knights as carved horses heads, rooks as turrets, pawns with ball finials, in a wooden box with a sliding lid
King: 6.9cm high, 2.4cm base diameter
Pawn: 3.8cm high, 1.9cm base diameter
Box: 14.6cm, long, 10cm wide, 6cm high
Stock Reference: MJ 1902
Good. Minor hairline age crack to king, surface slightly grubby with the bone stratification marks clearly visible, no chips or cracks.
Good. Some minor rubbing to edge of stain, stain quite a dark red and probably touched up in places. No chips or cracks.
Original wooden box with sliding lid. Crack to base, otherwise good.
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