Decorative Arts Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 113
South German Carved and Lacquered Wood ‘Europe vs. Ottoman Empire’ Figural Chess Set, 19th century
  • South German Carved and Lacquered Wood ‘Europe vs. Ottoman Empire’ Figural Chess Set, 19th century

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South German Carved and Lacquered Wood ‘Europe vs. Ottoman Empire’ Figural Chess Set, 19th century

European side painted faux lapis lazuli, with uniformed king in bicorn hat, queen in plumed headdress, armed soldiers as pawns, Turkish side faux malachite, with king and queen in turbans, all bishops with scepters, horseheads as knights and turrets as rooks
height 3.6" — 9.1 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $3,840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?