ANTIQUE 19th C FRENCH CHESS PIECES SET & BOX VERY RARE

ANTIQUE FRENCH CHESS SET

AUTHENTIC COMPLETE ANTIQUE CHESS SET WITH ORIGINAL BOX ,

HANDCRAFTED BY ARTIST . FRANCE, c.1820s

Offering to you the very finest antiques and rarest collectibles I have been collecting throughout the years travelling to many European countries. I have decided to re-decorate my entire home and are selling a wide variety of fine quality pieces from my own collection, your chance to obtain some precious treasures from the "Old World"....

Description

Out of my library I am selling this all original, extraordinary and high quality complete chess set with all 32 pieces. Even the original fruitwood box is there with nailed joints, which is much older than the dovetailed construction. Created with lots of detail by an artist in France around the 1820s, just look at the detailed pictures showing all the craftmanship and love that has been invested to create this amazing set. Only very few of these antique sets have survived due to the fragileness and nothing is missing, damaged or broken! The Beechwood and black Frenchpolished Boxwood surface have a beautiful rich patination built-up through the years and some minor signs of use, considered normal for a period chess set that has been played with and underlining it`s authenticity! I have only polished the surface with natural
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