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Thirty-two-piece Wedgwood Jasper Chess Set

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3600TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 12, 2021 12:00PM


Thirty-two-piece Wedgwood Jasper Chess Set, England, early 19th century, modeled after an original design by John Flaxman, based on characters from Shakespeare's Macbeth, white figures on two-tiered dark blue and lilac bases, impressed marks, ht. 2 1/8 to 4 1/4 in.

Provenance: Ex-Weitzen Collection.
Estimate $10,000-20,000

Lilac: Restorations to the queen's upper hand; a leg to a horse of a knight; shield of one pawn.
Blue: No evidence of any damages or restorations.

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John Flaxman, United Kingdom