Chessmen (32) and box


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The kings represent Napoleon and the Mameluke ruler of Egypt, the queens, Josephine and the Egyptian queen. The bishops are humorous figures, playing horn, cymbals, or tambourine; one holds a falcon, painted like a parrot. The pawns of both sides are fighting men, each a different model.

Chessmen (32) and box, Ivory, leather, French

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