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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

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