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Antique ‘John Calvert’ Style Chess Set

  • Antique ‘John Calvert’ Style Chess Set

An English boxwood and ebony chess set

similar in style to the chess sets of John Calvert, 19th century, kings with urn tops and spire finials, queens with multi-knops and ball finials, bishops with cleft mitres, knights as carved horses’ heads, rooks as monbloc turrrets, pawns with knops and ball finials, the king 12cm high, the pawn 5.3cm high.

Stock Reference: LH

Displayed in the photograph with a 19th century rosewood, mahogany and boxwood chess board, which is being sold separately. Please click this link for further details. 


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