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Indian Export Chess Elephant Rook, circa 1840

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An Antique Indian Export Ivory Chess Rook, Rajasthan, circa 1840

a prince and mahout riding a tusked elephant, painted and lacquered with gilt decoration against a red field, raised on a gadrooned oval base

Height: 7.5cm

Width: 2.5cm 

Depth: 5cm 

Stock Reference: LH 1836

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

Please note that as the chess piece contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence 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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