Gentlemen’s Online Auction

June 30, 2016

LOT 256
Egyptian Carved Ivory Figural Chess Set in Inlaid Case with Board, mid 20th century
  • Egyptian Carved Ivory Figural Chess Set in Inlaid Case with Board, mid 20th century
  • Egyptian Carved Ivory Figural Chess Set in Inlaid Case with Board, mid 20th century

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Egyptian Carved Ivory Figural Chess Set in Inlaid Case with Board, mid 20th century

one side stained sepia, the other left natural, with Pharaoh and Queen as monarchs, priests as bishops, rearing horses on pyramids as knights, turrets as rooks and foot soldiers as pawns in fitted case with board lid inlaid with abalone, ivory and exotic woods in intricate geometric pattern
king height 3.9" — 9.9 cm.; 4.5" x 17.5" x 17.5" — 11.5 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $840
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