Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chessmen (32)

ca. 1885
Eskimo, Franz Joseph Land
Walrus ivory
Height (king): 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm);
Height (queen): 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm);
Height (bishop): 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm);
Height (knight): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm);
Height (rook): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm);
Height (pawn): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Chess Sets
Credit Line:
Gift of Gustavus A. Pfeiffer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.174.36a–p, aa–pp
Not on view
James F. Magee, Jr. , Philadelphia ; Gustavus A. Pfeiffer , New York (by 1933–48; to MMA)
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