Decorative Arts Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 124
French Carved Ivory ‘Battle of Crécy’ Figural Chess Set, early 20th century
  • French Carved Ivory ‘Battle of Crécy’ Figural Chess Set, early 20th century

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French Carved Ivory ‘Battle of Crécy’ Figural Chess Set, early 20th century

the French side left natural with Philip VI as king, Joan of Burgundy as queen, foot soldiers with halberds as pawns, the English side stained green with Edward III as king, Philippa of Hainault as queen, kneeling archers as pawns, all hunchbacks as bishops, horsemen as knights, and fortresses as rooks
king height 5.4" — 13.7 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $25,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?