Decorative Arts Auction

June 20, 2016

LOT 105

Lot 105

Cambodian Turned and Carved Ivory Chess Set, 19th century

Cambodian Turned and Carved Ivory Chess Set, 19th century
Lot 105 Details
Cambodian Turned and Carved Ivory Chess Set, 19th century

each side stained red and green,respectively, with ring turned ovoid forms as kings, queens, bishops and rooks, the knights with horse heads, and pebble form pawns
king height 2.6" — 6.6 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

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

Lot Report


In good condition with nice patination.

LOT 105

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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