Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75
A Jaques Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, circa 1870-1875
the white king stamped JAQUES LONDON (in black) along the rim of the base, in a mahogany box (lined with red felt) with a sliding lid, and green label: THE STAUNTON CHESS-MEN...Howard Staunton's facsimile signature...JAQUES & SON, LONDON
King: 8.7cm high (just under 3 1/2 inches)
Pawn: 4.5cm high
Box: 16.5cm long
Stock Reference: AS 1849
Reference: Sir Alan Fersht, Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets, page 9.
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