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Russian Kholomogory Chessmen, 18th century

Four Russian Export Kholomogory Walrus Ivory Chessmen, 18th century

Elephant bishop, Dolphin (rubbed pen-work decoration to the raised base) and Galleon Rook, two pawns

Bishop: 4.9cm high

Rook: 5.1cm high

Pawns: 5.3cm high

Stock Reference: VS 1622


Important Notice on the Export of Antique Walrus Ivory (CITES)

Please note that as these chessmen contain antique walrus ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. 


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Important notice on the export of antique walrus ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chessmen contain walrus ivory dating from pre 1947 it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union.

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