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“St George” Rosewood Chess Set, 19th Century

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An English St George Pattern Chess Set, 19th Century

one side in rosewood, the other side in boxwood, knights as horses' heads, rooks as turrets, the chessmen with blue felt baizes to the undersides in a wooden box with a sliding lid, the interior lined in green baize

King: 9.5cm high

Pawn: 4.2cm high

Box: 22.4cm long, 12cm high, 17.5cm wide

Stock Reference: MJ 1803



A Note From Luke

Classic antique "St George" Pattern chess set. The rosewood figuring is especially attractive.

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Important Notice on the Export of Rosewood (Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, CITES)

Please note that as this chess set contains Indian rosewood dating from pre 3 March 1947 it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States. Please contact me if you need further information.


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