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Chessmen (32)

Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
Height (each king, confirmed): 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); Height (each pawn, with slight variation in heights, confirmed): 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm).
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.51a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
relative of Clara M. P. Fowler , Niagara Falls, New York (until 1934; sold for $50 to Pfeiffer) ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (1934–48; to MMA)
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