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Chessmen (32)

Manufacturer: Wedgwood and Co.

Designer: John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Date: early 19th century
Culture: British, Etruria, Staffordshire
Medium: Blue and white jasper
Dimensions: King: each, H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Pawn: each, H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 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: 48.174.130 a-p,aa-pp

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