REF1696 Fine German Playing Set, box & board.
Circa 1840-1870

German playing set Nuremburg. Fine selenus pattern turned bone chess set , one side stained red other side left natural bone. Kings & queens with fine detailed busts a top pierced galleries, knights as fine carved horses heads, rooks as towers with cresent tops, bishops with fine petal design mitres and pawns with decorated collars.

A fine & rare example from the master turners of Nuremburg.
Board comes with original pine slide lid box and  pine & mahogany chess board same period / origin.

Kings 10 CM Tall     Width 37 CM     Squares 4.5 CM

Please note all prices include postage/shipping charges and Insurance valuation.

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.
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