French Ivory Figural Chess Set - Henry VIII vs. Francois I

 
     
     
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A late-19th century French ivory figural set, on the theme of "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", the famous extravagant meeting of King Henry VIII of England and Francois I of France near Calais in 1520.

King size is 4".

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