Calvert Small Stamped Ivory Set, circa 1810-1820

 
     
     
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An ivory chess set by John Calvert, London, early/mid 19th century, one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings with urn shaped finials and baluster knops, queens with baluster knops and ball finials, bishops with open mitres, knights as carved horses' heads, rooks as monobloc turrets, pawns with ball finials and baluster knops, the white rooks stamped: Calvert...189 Fleet Stt, the king 8cm high, the pawn 3.9cm high.
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