Chess set

Designer: Max Esser (German, Barth 1885–1945 Berlin)
Manufacturer: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date: 1931
Culture: German, Meissen
Medium: Porcelain
Dimensions: King: each, H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Pawn: each, H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm.); Board: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.), Square, 20 in. (50.8 cm.); Model: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 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: 48.174.93a-p, aa-pp, q-s

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