early 20th century chess set in mahogany box

Early 20th Century Chess Set in mahogany box


| $333 USD | €283 EUR

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A boxwood & ebonised chess set in Jacques Staunton style, presented in mahogany box with sliding top. Complete and in good condition.
Box width: 18.5cm / 7.25"; depth 14.5cm / 5.75"; height: 9cm / 3.5"
Chess pieces: King 9cm / 3.5"; Pawn 4.5cm / 1.75"
Shown on a 19th Century marquetry folding chess board, made in Italy around 1870, inscribed Menton. Made principally of walnut, the board is inlaid with boxwood, ebony, mahogany, olive wood and other fruitwoods. It folds in half with a baize inlay on the reverse for letter writing. Chess board sold separately 495.
Chess set also displayed on a rosewood Regency Games Table with reversible top and concealed leather backgammon board. Games table sold separately 2495
See www.ajdantiques.co.uk for more information on chess board & games table
Internal Ref: AJDA30582

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