Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
King: each, H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); Pawn: each, H. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm.); Only the tallest and shortest examples of chessmen measured for basic record.
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1953
Accession Number:
53.71.57a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Alexander Hammond ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer (until 1953; to MMA)
Related Objects

Chessmen (32)

Artist: John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London) Date: 19th century Medium: Jasperware Accession: 53.71.84a–p, aa–pp On view in:Gallery 554

Chessman (Queen)

Artist: Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963) Date: 19th century Medium: Plaster, painted red; "Fictile ivory" Accession: 53.71.244 On view in:Not on view

Chessman (King)

Artist: Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963) Date: ca. 1870 Medium: Plaster, painted yellow; "Fictile ivory" Accession: 53.71.216 On view in:Not on view

Chessman

Artist: Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963) Date: 19th century Medium: Plaster, painted yellow; "Fictile ivory" Accession: 53.71.215 On view in:Not on view

Chessman (King)

Artist: Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963) Date: 19th century Medium: Plaster, painted cream; "Fictile ivory" Accession: 53.71.143 On view in:Not on view