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Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, circa 1900

  • Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, circa 1900
  • Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, circa 1900

A Staunton Pattern Weighted Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, in the style of F. H. Ayres, circa 1900

the chessmen with green baizes to the undersides, in a wooden hinged and lidded mahogany box with a brass hook to the front

King: 8cm high

Pawn: 4.1cm high

Box: 17.7cm wide

Stock Reference: AS 1899


A Note From Luke

Chip to base of white rook, otherwise a lovely little set! Weighted. Possibly by F. H. Ayres- the famed rocking horse maker. The ebony features attractive stratifications to the surface. The base width of the king is 3.3cm, and the base width of the pawn is 2.6cm.

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