Antique Indian "Central Provinces" Ivory Chess Set

 
     
     
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This type of set has long been considered to have been made in the Central Provinces of India, circa 1800, but subsequent research by Michael Mark shows that there were no major ivory manufacturing locations in the Central Provinces at that time. A more likely source location is Vizagapatam King size 12.5 cm.

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