Vizagapatam Miniature Ivory Chess Set and Table, circa 1830

 
     
     
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An Indian ivory, tortoiseshell and sandalwood miniature chess table and set, Vizagapatam, circa 1830, the octagonal top with intricate filigree-work in ivory, and alternate chess squares in ivory and tortoiseshell, over an ornately carved sandalwood column raised on three scrolled feet, the miniature ivory chessmen stained red and left natural, the table 22cm high, 26.5cm wide, the chessmen approx. 2.8cm high.
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