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Jaques Staunton “4.4 Inch” Chess Set

  • Jaques Staunton 4.4 inch antique chess set for sale
  • Jaques Staunton 4.4 inch antique chess set for sale
  • Jaques Staunton 4.4 inch antique chess set for sale
  • Jaques Staunton 4.4 inch antique chess set for sale

A Weighted Jaques Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, circa 1855-60

the white king stamped JAQUES LONDON in black along the rim of the King base, in a mahogany box with a Green Label: The STAUNTON CHESS-MEN... JAQUES LONDON. and brass inlay with owner’s heraldic crest and original retailer’s stamp: Orme... St Anne’s St... Ilchister

King: 11cm high

Pawn: 5.2cm high

Box: 23cm x 17.5cm x 10.9cm 

Stock Reference: SG 2009

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Boxwood Side:

Queen coronet with tiny chip to one spike. Neat restoration to crown. Otherwise excellent. Nice shiny 'toffee' patination, green baizes excellent.

Ebony Side:

Tiny chip to bottom of two pawns, very minor hairline crack to rook, knight and pawn (well restored). Otherwise excellent.


Scuffs, minor dents and wear to box as expected with age. Further inscription and wear to brass inlay. Rubbing and some wear to green label, plus inscription in ink.

A Note From Luke

Increasingly scarce fine 4.4 inch Jaques Staunton Boxwood & Ebony chess set from circa 1855-60. In the original Jaques mahogany box with green label. Interesting owner’s heraldic crest and Victorian retailer’s stamp an added attraction.

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