German Playing Set

 
     
     
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A GERMAN PLAYING SET, possibly Nuremberg, late 18th century

The bone pieces stained brown and left natural, kings of tall form with multi-knopped stems, queens with caps and baluster knopped stems, bishops similar, but of smaller size, knights as arched horses´ heads, rooks as turrets with knopped finials, the king 9cm high, the pawn 4cm high, (one rook replaced).

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