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Chessmen (32)

Date: 18th–19th century
Culture: Russian (Kholmogory)
Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: King: each, H. 3 in. (7.6 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, 1953
Accession Number: 53.71.174a–p, aa–pp

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