Imposing Antique Ivory Chess Set Made in Asia
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Of finely carved natural and red-stained walrus ivories that are presented in an intricate style boasting decorative embellishments usually lacking in the West; these impressive sets were often made in Canton and most likely sold in Macao for the European market.
The kings are 7.25 in.
Lacking one red pawn; old toning to the ivory; crude re-glue to a white horse's ear; various small chips to many of the pieces. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.