Anglo-Indian Ivory Polychrome Chess Set, 19th Century
AN ANGLO-INDIAN POLYCHROME IVORY FIGURAL CHESS SET
MID 19TH CENTURY
The kings and queens depicted in blue and red robes, the bishops as camel riders, the knights on horse back, both bearing weapons, the rooks as turrets with flags, the pawns as foot soldiers with rifles
The king -- 3in. (7.6cm.) high; the pawn -- 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high
Provenance - The Dr Jean-Claude Cholet Collection of Chess Sets.