Fine Bone Selenus Chess Set, circa 1840
A Fine German ‘Selenus Pattern’ Bone Chess Set, circa 1840
in the original box, the polished bone chessmen stained red and left natural, kings and queens with pierced galleries, bishops with baluster knops, knights with carved horses’ heads, rooks as turrets surmounted with Islamic crescent moons, in the original box with a sliding lid, decorated with a transfer print engraving (the chess players) and simulated rosewood finish
King: 11cm high
Pawn: 4.1 cm high
Box: 14.6cm wide
Stock Reference: MJ 2015
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