Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
Indian, Bengal
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
King: each, H. 5 in. (12.7 cm.); Pawn: each, H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 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:
48.174.116a–p,aa–pp
Not on view
Alexander Hammond ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1948; to MMA)
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