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Chessmen

Date:
18th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Queen 2 1/2", King 2 15/16", Bishop 2 3/4", Knight 2 1/8", Pawn 1 13/16"
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.27a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Alexander Hammond ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1948; to MMA)
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