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Chess set

Object Number: 
INV.9345
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Ivory, wood
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 8.9 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Incomplete ivory chess set with red and white pieces; pieces are turned and/or carved and screw into bases; taller pieces are composed of 2 or more parts that screw together; in wooden box with sliding lid.
Gallery Label: 
Handwritten on bottom of box, "Cox"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group