Chessmen, board, and box

French

Not on view

The shapes of the pieces, especially the urn-shaped bodies of the king and queen, are very typical of the second half of the eighteenth century. The shape of the horse heads continued into the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Chessmen, board, and box, Chessmen: bone; box: wood, ivory, French

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