Late19th century Chinese ivory disc chess set

Late19th century Chinese ivory disc chess set

This delightful chess/backgammon disc set was a recent purchase via The Saleroom – the close-up photo is courtesy of John Nicholson Auctions. :- A SET OF CHINESE SIXTEEN STAINED RED AND SIXTEEN WHITE COUNTERS, 2.5cm, carved with figures and c (the-...
English pattern chess set- c.1825-1850?

English pattern chess set- c.1825-1850?

A most welcome ‘Fresh Meat’ purchase from Mallams, see link below:- A 19th century turned and stained ivory chess set, a turned ebony and boxwood chess set, a cribba (the-saleroom.com) With just about the best condition report that I have ever relied...
A late 19th century English pattern chess set

A late 19th century English pattern chess set

This delightful set was a recent purchase via The Saleroom:- s://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/golding-young-and-mawer/catalogue-id-ibgo10784/lot-dbf7b45f-1058-4a0f-ae75-adba00983fde. King 6cms in boxwood and ebony -such chessmen are a delight to view...
De La Rue late 19th century bone stud chess set

De La Rue late 19th century bone stud chess set

Here is a recent ‘Fresh Meat’ treat purchase, a bit of extravagance from The Lyon. This cute little collectable was sold as a ‘J C Vickery product’, on the Selling Antiques website, but from taking a decent look at Graces guide, one can cast...