An early 20th century Jacques, Staunton pattern, boxwood and ebonised weighted chess set, in a contemporaneous mahogany, partitioned box, with a J.Jaques & Son Ltd, green paper label on the inside of the lid, both kings stamped on the base in red 'Jaques London', one knight's ear chipped, with key, pawn 5.5cm, king 10.5cm (3)
Sold for £1,600
One black bishop and white king with 2cm hairline crack on the base. Black king with small dent on base. Some small areas of wear on ebonised finish on some pieces.
Box ok - old dents, scratches and tiny chips. Interior - replacement baize.
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