German Polychrome Ivory Figural Set, 4Q 19th Century

 
     
     
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German carved ivory and polychromed ivory chess set, the sides with medieval style kings and queens, bishops as bearded men with swords and holding scrolls, knights as rearing horses, rooks as brickwork round German Schloss type towers and pawns, different to each side, as standing foot soldiers with shields. One side predomimately red with coloured and gilt highlights, the other blue. King 11 cm. 4Q 19th century, probably produced in Erbach.
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