Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
German, Königsberg or Italian
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
King: each, H. 2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm); Pawn: each, H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 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:
48.174.74a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1948; to MMA)
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