“Lund” Double Rook Chess Set, circa 1840
A rare English “Lund Pattern” ivory chess set, circa 1840
one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings surmounted with Maltese Crosses, queens with feather finials, bishops with split mitres, knights as carved horse’s heads with flowing manes and flared nostrils, rooks with double stacked turrets, battlements and cannon, pawns with reeded ball finials, the king 9.5cm high, the pawn 3.5cm high.
Stock Reference Number: DR 1429
Important Notice on the export of antique elephant ivory (CITES)
Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.
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