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"Calvert" Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century

  • "Calvert" Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century
  • "Calvert" Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century
  • "Calvert" Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century
  • "Calvert" Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century

A "Calvert Pattern" Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, 19th Century

in a mahogany box with a hinged lid and clasp, line with green baize

King: 10cm high

Pawn: 4.2cm high

Box: 17.5cm wide, 7.2cm high, 13cm deep

Stock Reference: AS 1869

 

Condition

Boxwood Side:

Probably re-varnished at some stage. A few brown marks and some surface dirt. Otherwise 'Very Good', with no chips.

Ebony Side:

'Very Good' to 'Near Excellent'. Two miniscule chips to baluster edges on King.

Box:

Good. A few marks and minor surface scratches. Green baize interior 'near excellent', with a few minor indents.

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All items are sent fully insured. Please be aware that there may be customs duties to pay if you live outside the European Union.


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