Turkish Style Carved Ivory Chess Set

 
     
     
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A CONTINENTAL TURNED AND CARVED IVORY CHESS SET IN THE TURKISH MANNER, CIRCA 1900

The kings and queens with beaded ball-knopped bodies and elongated foliate finials, the knights with carved horse heads, the rooks with pierced turrets
The king -- 5¼in. (13.3cm.) high; the pawn -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high.

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