Chessmen (32)

Manufactory Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin German

Not on view

The sides are distinguished by the hair color of the figures, blonde or brunette, and the bases, which are enameled on the blonde side, left white on the brunette side. The set is quite practical, and apart from the subject of its opposition is rather conventional in its major pieces. The king, queen, knight, and rook are in no way unusual; the bishops, however, are ladies, which is not customary. The set was made at the Royal Berlin Porcelain Factory.

Chessmen (32), Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (German, founded 1763), Hard-paste porcelain, German, Berlin

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