Lot 569: AN INDIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CHESS SET, PROBABLY JAIPUR, 20TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the kings and queens on elephants bearing howdahs and canopies, the rooks also as elephants, the bishops on camels, the knights on horses; partly set with colored stones and pearls, in fitted velvet box
some minor chips, overall good condition
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: height of kings 3 5/8 in.