A Jaques Staunton Chess Set, circa 1925
A Staunton boxwood and ebony chess set by J. Jaques & Son Ltd, circa 1925
both kings stamped “Jaques London” in red on the rim of the bases, the king 9cm (3 1/2 inches) high, the pawn 4.9cm (approx 2 inches) high, in a mahogany box with a sliding lid and yellow label (plaid border): J. Jaques & Son Ltd., London, England and retail label Grenville Birmingham to the side.
Stock Reference Number: JR 1411
Provenance: Private European Collection
Literature: Sir Alan Fersht, Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets, Kaissa Publications, 2010, illustration, page 10.
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