18th-Century Bone Chess Set

 
     
     
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This style of antique chess set is well-known as a pattern from the Netherlands, and (in my opinion) is probably a Dutch set, but it may have originated elsewhere. Many of these sets are wood topped with bone, and I have a wooden and bone set of this pattern, but this set is carved and turned bone. Late 18th-century; king size 10 cm.
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