Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
Indian, Baroda
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Height (each queen): 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Height (each king): 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); Height (each bishop): 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm); Height (each knight): 2 in. (5.1 cm); Height (each rook): 2 in. (5.1 cm); Height (each pawn): 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.18a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
S. Ganguli , Bombay (until 1933; through Klahre, sold for $200 to Pfeiffer); Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (1933–48; to MMA)
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