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Fine Art, Antique & Collectables

by Gorringes

Platinum House

816 lots with images

April 24, 2007

15 North Street

Lewes, BN7 2PD United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1273 472503

Fax: +44 (0)1273 479559

Email: clientservices@gorringes.co.uk

A good mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, King approx 5.5ins

Lot 1: A good mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, King approx 5.5ins

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Description: A good mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, modelled as opposing Chinese armies, King approx 5.5ins

Condition Report: Generally quite good condition. Slight loss to pierced top of white Kings headdress, minor. Both white knights missing two of their three arrows. Both white rooks - riders missing crops from hands White otherwise good, some slight yellowing and some very slight hairline cracks. Red side also in generally good condition, some loss of red staining on rubbing surfaces. One red rook missing riding crop One red knight missing two arrows from quiver, the other missing all three arrows. One slight chip to sword of one pawn, two red pawns missing swords. overall set has numerous minute insignificant chips and knocks consistent with age. (AAE)

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A mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, King approx 4.5ins

Lot 2: A mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, King approx 4.5ins

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Description: A mid 19th century Canton carved and stained ivory chess set, modelled as opposing Chinese armies in fitted box, with inlaid board, King approx 4.5ins

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An early 20th century mahogany games compendium, 13.5ins

Lot 3: An early 20th century mahogany games compendium, 13.5ins

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Description: An early 20th century mahogany games compendium, incorporating chess, draughts, ludo, dominoes, hamla, the steeple chase, bezique and others, with fitted interior, 13.5ins

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A collection of approximately two hundred and twenty plain mother of pearl gaming markers,

Lot 4: A collection of approximately two hundred and twenty plain mother of pearl gaming markers,

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Description: A collection of approximately two hundred and twenty plain mother of pearl gaming markers, of various forms

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A set of eight Victorian lignum vitae lawn bowls,

Lot 5: A set of eight Victorian lignum vitae lawn bowls,

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Description: A set of eight Victorian lignum vitae lawn bowls, with inlaid ivory spot markers, together with a ceramic jack marked A & N CS Ltd

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