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Chessmen (32)

Designer:
John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
British, Staffordshire
Medium:
Jasperware
Dimensions:
Height (King): 4 in. (10.2 cm); Height (Pawn): 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, 1953
Accession Number:
53.71.84a–p, aa–pp
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554
Alexander Hammond , Slough, England ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (until 1953; to MMA)
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