12-01-2011 12-03-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2574B Boston
December 1, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Ivory Chess Set

$10,073$8,500
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2574B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Ivory Chess Set, China, finely carved aquatic figures, the king and queen as fish wearing robes, the bishops as octopi wearing robes, the knights as seahorses, and the rooks as pagodas, the pawns as fish, one set stained green the other sienna, all with inlaid eyes, king and queen signed, Yu Quan on base, ht. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

In good condition.

Keywords

king and queen, China