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Auction: Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit
was auctioned on: 4 February 2014
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A GERMAN CARVED BOXWOOD AND EBONISED FIGURAL PART CHESS SET ...

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Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,277 - US$13,243
Price realised:  £10,000
ca. US$16,554
Lot number 364, Views: 18

A GERMAN CARVED BOXWOOD AND EBONISED FIGURAL PART CHESS SET
EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
A GERMAN CARVED BOXWOOD AND EBONISED FIGURAL PART CHESS SET EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER The kings and queens with crowns, the bishops as courtiers, the knights as rearing horses, the rooks as elephants, the pawns as male figures wearing hats, seven replaced pieces to the ebonised side, one ebonised pawn, one boxwood knight and one boxwood rook missing, with original leather covered fitted box The king -- 3.1/8 in. (7.9 cm.); the pawn -- 2.3/4 in. (7 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit
Date of the auction: 4 Feb 2014
Address: Christie's
4 February 2014, London, South Kensington