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Large Antique ‘Upright’ Chess Set

  • antique upright chess set

An Antique ‘Edinburgh Upright’ Chess Set of Large Size, circa 1860

in boxwood and ebony, kings with urn-shaped tops, queens with ball finials, bishops with split mitres, knights as horses’ heads, rooks as turrets with castellations, pawns with ball finials, in an antique rosewood box with mother o’ pearl escutcheon and inlay

King: 15cm high

Pawn: 6.9cm

Box: 30cm x 23xm x 12cm

Stock Reference: AS 2011



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