Barleycorn Chess Set by Charles Hastilow, circa 1860-1870

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19th century English ivory and bone chess set made by Charles Hastilow circa 1860-1870, provenance by direct family descent, unusually large red and white set in barleycorn pattern the kings with maltese cross finials, 7.5" high, the queens with feather finials, 7.25" high, the bishops with open mitre tops, 3.5", the knights (without reigns), 3.5", the rooks with turreted towers with flag finials, 5.25", the pawns 2.5", together with 15 red and 17 white plain draughts, 1.75", and one odd red draught with carved decoration and two scorers.

PROVENANCE; Direct family descent from Charles Hastilow, the set was acquired with a card for "C Hastilow and Sons, ivory bone and hardwood turners of 3 Queen Street, Worship Street, London EC".