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Whittington type travelling chess set


Code: 2182


H: 2.5" (6.4 cm)W: 10" (25.4 cm)D: 5" (12.7 cm)

Whittington type travelling chess set. Mahogany cased, the board inlaid with boxwood and ebony. The box folds to secure the stained red and white chess pieces when travelling.  The style in the manner of Jaques of London but the board is unmarked.
English, circa 1900
Closed case Height: 2.5” (6.5cm) Width 10” (25.5cm) Depth 5” (12.5cm)
Chess board: 9” sq. (23cm)

This object incorporates old ivory and has been registered with Defra