Oleg Raikis (Russia, 20th Century), "The Knights" Chess Set Carved in Mammoth Ivory
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Signed "Raikis 2003" on the king's base, the other pieces with an "R," while the white king has an additional signature in Cyrillic; natural and red stained carvings with the king as a bearded male, the queen as a crowned lady, the bishops as hooded monks, the knights as armored horses, and the rooks as towers.
Kings 4 3/8 in.
No apparent condition concerns; 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.