Auction 217 Society Games From Asia To The West
By Cabral Moncada Leilões
Jul 4, 2022
Rua Miguel Lupi, 12 A/D . 1200-725 Lisboa Portugal


27th June to 3rd July - 14h to 20h

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LOT 8:

Chess pieces "John Company"

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Sold for: €5,000
Start price:
Estimated price :
€5,000 - €7,500
Buyer's Premium: 24.6%

Chess pieces "John Company"

carved ivory "Hindus and Sikhs"
base of one of the sets dyed, both sets with Kings and Queens as «Howdah», Bishops as "Militarys riding camels", one set with Knights as a tigger and a buffalo, other set with knights riding horses, one set with rooks as rhinoceros, other set with rooks as "Militarys on the top of a tower"
19th C.
a horse with a broken and glued leg, chip, minor faults
Dimensões (altura x comprimento x largura) - (rei) 12 cm
Notes: vd. "O Xadrez e o Cérebro - Arte e Ciência". Parma: Franco Maria Ricci - Fundação Champalimaud, 2021, pp. 100.

This lot is subject to CITES export/import restrictions and is duly certified.

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Accordingly, prospective purchasers should get information concerning relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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