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box: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 8.9 x 13 cm )
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.
Handwritten on bottom of box, "Cox"
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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