Chessmen (32) and board


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The costume of the principal figures appears to be a romantic version of medieval dress; certain features, however, of the dress of the queen are unmistakably of the decade 1840 to 1850, thus dating the entire set. A board of white and black mother-of-pearl squares set in silver-plated metal frame is en suite.

Chessmen (32) and board, Silver, silver gilt, German

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