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Lot 3164
Oleg Raikis (Russia, 20th Century), Selenus Style Pedestal Chess Set of Carved Mammoth Ivory
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 2009, classic natural and black chessmen; The "Selenus" style is named after a book published in Leipzig in 1616 by one Gustavus Selenus, wherein tiny woodcuts of similar crowned pieces are used in the diagrams.

Kings 7 in.

Some hairlines on bases and stems, likely as made; good estate condition. 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.