Decorative Arts Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 117
German Turned and Carved Ivory and Bone ‘Selenus’ Type Chess Set, early 19th century
  • German Turned and Carved Ivory and Bone ‘Selenus’ Type Chess Set, early 19th century

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German Turned and Carved Ivory and Bone ‘Selenus’ Type Chess Set, early 19th century

the monarchs with pierced galleries, bishops with plumed finials, knights with double horse heads, elaborate turrets surmounted by pagodas with gyral flags as rooks and pawns with gallery finals over pinwheel collars
king height 5.1" — 13 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $5,520
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Sotheby Parke-Bernet sale no. 558, lot 30