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Fine Staunton Chess Set by F. H. Ayres

  • Fine Staunton Chess Set by F. H. Ayres
  • Fine Staunton Chess Set by F. H. Ayres
  • Fine Staunton Chess Set by F. H. Ayres
  • Fine Staunton Chess Set by F. H. Ayres

A Fine Weighted Boxwood & Ebony Staunton 'Club' Chess Set by F. H. Ayres, circa 1890

the chessmen with green baizes to the underside, in a green baize-lined mahogany box (with key).

King: 4.25 Inches (10.11cm) high.

Pawn: 5.7cm high.

Box: 21.6cm wide, 15cm deep, 11cm high.

Stock Reference: AS 2041



Good. Small chip to spike of Black Queen Crown, plus a further tiny chip to another spike. Box comes with key.

A Note From Luke

Fine antique Staunton chess set, with a 4.25 inch King. Identical in style to Jaques, and most probably carved by an ex Jaques craftsman, subsequently working for the rival firm of F. H. Ayres.

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