German 19th-Century Silver Chess Set

 
     
     
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A silver and silver-gilt chess set, Germany, late 19th century kings and queens with crowns, bishops with rounded mitres, knights as horses' heads, rooks as turrets, pawns with ball finials, the underside of each base with hallmarks (WMF), in a fitted blue silk covered presentation case with silver chess squares to the top, the king 6.5cm high, the pawn 4cm high, the case 31cm wide.
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