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 9:

Chess pieces

Start price:
Estimated price :
€4,000 - €6,000
Buyer's Premium: 24.6%

Chess pieces

carved ivory "Hindu armies"
one of the sets dyed green and the other dyed red, both with gilt
India-Mogol - Rajasthan
18th C.
white king with cleft, white queen «Elephant» with missing tusks, white bishop «elephant» with part of the tusk missing, black king and queen «elephants» with missing one tusk, other minor faults and defects
Dimensões (altura x comprimento x largura) - (rei) 11 cm
Notes: vd. catalogue of the exhibition "Jogos Cruzados - viagens entre Oriente e Ocidente". Lisboa: Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, 2022, p. 198, fig. 118.

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

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