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Chessmen (32)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
red king, confirmed: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); red pawn, confirmed: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm); green king, confirmed: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); green pawn, confirmed: 1 3/8 in. (3.6 cm). Only the tallest and shortest examples of chessmen measured for basic record.
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.61a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Alexander Hammond ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1948; to MMA)
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