Carved as soldiers and generals on elephants, set upon integral timber stands, boxed. Estimate $ 600-900 Sold for $700. https://auctions.leonardjoel.com.au/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=LJ8050%20++376+&refno=40343670&saletype=
Late 19th c. Chinese Carved Ivory Figural Chess Set, with lacquered and hinged raised game board that is also a fitted storage box for the game pieces, each game piece carved to depict Chinese court figures, one side in natural ivory and the other is stained cochineal red, all inside a dovetailed wooden hinged storage box, figures range from 1 1/2″ to 3″ high, game board: 16 1/4″ x 16 1/4″, exterior case: 5″ high, 17 1/4″ x 9 1/4″. One red pawn and two white pawn figures are broken, one flag is missing and other three are detached from figures, one red elephant trim piece is missing, exterior storage box hinges are detached, has surface wear, and shrinkage at dovetails.
Chess set, 32 pieces, Volkstedt, Thuringia, around 1977, Turks and Franks, hand-painted chess pieces by the Volkstedt manufactory; Designed by Gustav Oppel, based on historical research of the costumes of the Franks and Saracens at the time of the victories at Tours and Poitiers in 732, painted polychrome, height up to 17 cm, with certificate
A Staunton ivory chess set,
Jaques, 19th century,
one side stained red, the other side left natural, the white king stamped: “Jaques London” on the underside, in a papier-mâché Cartonpierre box with a red label marked: “Jaques London” (2),
the king 7.5cm (3 inches) high, the pawn 3.6cm (1½ inches ) high, the box 21cm wide.
Sold for £ 1,800 (CHF 2,309) inc. premium
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