We are delighted to offer this rare mid-century Vizagapatam chess set featuring elaborately hand-carved ox bone chess pieces. The pieces are made of threaded sections, which can be unscrewed. The king measures approximately 4.25 high.
The wooden inlaid chessboard measures approximately 18x18. The interior is velvet lined with elastic straps to hold the pieces.
This beautiful set is gently used with a scant amount of browning fissures which is common to bone. The chessboard shows blemishes as shown in the last photo.The set was made by the East India John Company in Vizagapatam region of India, one of the finest areas of its time for carving. We appreciate your careful review of the photos as they tell so much more than we can articulate; and ask that you zoom in for a closer look at any and all condition issues. As always, we thank you for taking a moment to consider this piece. The item "MCM Vizagapatam Indian Hand Carved Bone Chess Set Inlaid Chessboard/Case 4.25k" is in sale since Thursday, October 1, 2020.
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