A splendid ivory chess set, carved around 1900, is up for sale in Los Angeles, California. The pieces are in the form of Chinese classical figures, with the Emperor and Empress seated on thrones and measuring over seven inches in height. The current owner, Elizabeth Krauss, is searching for a dealer, auction, or collector that would be interested in purchasing the set.
ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY faux IVORY / OX BONE KING CHESS PIECE
Chess ivory piece. Rook,UK,13th cent.
Chess Piece in the Form of a Bishop with Two Attendants, 1150–1200. Scandinavian, probably Trondheim, Norway. Walrus ivory. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, G