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FS22: Three Day Fine Art Sale

An Early 19th Century 'Macao Export' Ivory Chess Set

Auction Lot FS22/762

An early 19th century 'Macao Export' ivory chess set one side stained red, the other side left natural, Europeans versus Chinese, red King and Queen as European monarchs, bishops as clergy, white King and Queen as Emperor and Empress, white bishops as Mandarins, knights as horses heads, rooks as foliate towers, red rook bearing Union flag, the pawns as attendants, the King 11cm high, the rook 65cm high, contained in a black lacquer and gilt decorated folding chess board with backgammon to the interior.

An Early 19th Century 'Macao Export' Ivory Chess Set (FS22/762) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th April 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

An early 19th century 'Macao Export' ivory chess set one side stained red, the other side left natural, Europeans versus Chinese, red King and Queen as European monarchs, bishops as clergy, white King and Queen as Emperor and Empress, white bishops as Mandarins, knights as horses heads, rooks as foliate towers, red rook bearing Union flag, the pawns as attendants, the King 11cm high, the rook 65cm high, contained in a black lacquer and gilt decorated folding chess board with backgammon to the interior.

Price Realised

£2,400

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Objet de Vertu

Sale Information

FS22: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th April 2014
Wednesday, 30th April 2014
Thursday, 1st May 2014

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 30th April 2014 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Martin McIlroyMartin McIlroy


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Important Notes

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