Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen

Date:
18th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Height (each queen): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm);
Height (each bishop): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm);
Height (each king): 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm);
Height (each pawn): 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.27a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
Alexander Hammond , Slough, England ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (until 1948; to MMA)
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