Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
probably Indian, Madras Presidency
Medium:
Ivory and whalebone
Dimensions:
King: each, H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Pawn: each, H. 2 in. (5.1 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:
48.174.170a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1948; to MMA)
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