32 pc German Sterling Silver And Gilt Chess Set. Intricately detailed pieces with handcarved bone faces and hands, gemstones, sterling and gilt details. Gorgeous quality, solid silver set. Made By The Crafstmen Silversmiths Of Hannau, Germany For Garrard The Crown Jewelers.
Measures Approx. King: (largest piece) 7.50" height, base 2.375" diameter. Pawn (smallest piece): 5.50"; height, base 2", diameter.
The identical chess set, but without English hallmarks, was sold with a chess board for $62,500 at Sotheby's in New York on 15th April 2011.
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