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Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, c. 1855-60

  • Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, c. 1855-60
  • Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, c. 1855-60

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

the white king stamped JAQUES LONDON along the rim of the base of the king, the chessmen with green baizes to the undersides, in a wooden box with inlaid geometric decoration and a hinged lid

King: 3.5 inches, (8.7cm) high

Pawn: 4.5cm high

Box: 22.5cm wide, 14.5cm deep, 11.9cm high

Stock Reference: MJ 1962

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