Cambodian chess set.

19th Century. Kings and bishops of inverted baluster form with stepped conical finials. Queens of squat bulbous form with conforming finials. Rooks as rounded hives. Knights modeled as oversize horses heads, pawns as simple disks. Complete 32 pieces. Wood.

Sold for US$ 175.

From Chess Collectors International auction; September 5, 2020, in St. Louis, MO, USA

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