Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

Date:
ca. 1929
Culture:
Lapland
Medium:
Mammoth ivory
Dimensions:
Height (rook): 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Height (knight): 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Height (bishop): 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); Height (queen): 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm); Height (king): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Height (pawn): 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.28a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
[ Art market , Leningrad, 1929; sold for $50 to Pfeiffer ] ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (1929–48; to MMA)
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