Chess set

Maker: Richard Barth (German)
Designer: Max Esser (German, Barth 1885–1945 Berlin)
Date: 1933
Culture: German
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt, ivory, ebony, marble, leather
Dimensions: King: each, H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Pawn: each, H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.); Board: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) Square, 18 in. (45.7 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: 48.174.91 a-p,aa-pp,q,r

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