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Unusual “Upright” Chess Set, 19th century

  • Unusual “Upright” Chess Set, 19th century
  • Unusual “Upright” Chess Set, 19th century
  • Unusual “Upright” Chess Set, 19th century
  • Unusual “Upright” Chess Set, 19th century

An Interesting “Upright” Boxwood and Ebony Chess Set, Mid/Late 19th century

an unusual variation on the Northern or Edinburgh Upright pattern, kings with elongated slender finials, queens similar, but with ball finials, bishops with stylised mitres, knights with horse’s heads, rooks as tapering turrets with ball finials, pawns with squat flared bases, in a wooden box with a sliding lid

King: 8.6cm high

Pawn: 4.6cm high

Box: 17.9cm wide

Stock Reference: VS 1621

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