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“In Statu Quo” Chess Set, J. Jaques & Son

  • “In Statu Quo” Chess Set, J. Jaques & Son
  • “In Statu Quo” Chess Set, J. Jaques & Son
  • “In Statu Quo” Chess Set, J. Jaques & Son
  • “In Statu Quo” Chess Set, J. Jaques & Son

An “In Statu Quo” Travelling Chess Set by Jaques, circa 1880

the ivory pegged pieces stained light red (faded) and left natural, in a mahogany board, the alternate chess squares in rosewood and boxwood, with a locking mechanism operated by bone push-buttons, brass lever locks to the side and a brass plaque inscribed: J. JAQUES & SON Makers London...IN STATU QUO...PATENT...CHESS BOARD stamped on the rim 

Width (when open): 32cm 

Depth (when closed): 16cm 

Stock Reference: SK 1703

Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory  & Endangered Wood Species (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory and rosewood it will require CITES export licence(s) to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.


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