East India Company ("John Company") Set

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Click here for a fascinating comparison of two John Company sets: 1805 (5.5" King) and 1830 (4.5" King)

One of the finest chess sets in my collection – a John Company set from the early 19th century, made in the Berhampore region of India.  The exquisite carving of John Company chess sets achieves the highest standards.

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