Asian (possibly Javanese) Ivory Chess Set

 
     
     
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A 19th century carved ivory figural Chess Set. The kings and queens as tall standing male and female robed Javanese
royalty, bishops as different to each side standing dignitaries, knights as mounted horsemen, rooks as tiered pagodas, and pawns as small standing figures. One side natural, the other stained terra cotta brown. King 5.75 inches high.

This set was sold to me as Javanese, and after some research (e.g. the Javanese temples and old style of Javanese dress) I think that the attribution is correct.

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