Antique Jaques Staunton Ivory Chess Set

S/N:AS 1844

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Antique Jaques Staunton Ivory Chess Set

LUKE HONEY
An Antique Jaques Staunton Ivory Chess Set, circa 1890

one side stained red, the other side left natural, both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON on the underside of the bases, in a late 19th century mahogany and brass inlaid hinged box, the interior with two compartments lined with dark blue plush

King: 7.4cm high

Pawn: 3.8cm high

Box: 19cm wide

Stock Reference: AS 1844

Reference: Sir Alan Fersht, Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets, Kaissa Publications, 2010


Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.

Period: 

circa 1890

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LUKE HONEY

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Luke Honey is a dealer in unusual decorative antiques, furniture, pictures, posters and works of art- with an enthusiasm for the "Gentleman's Library" or quirky "English Country House" look. As a former specialist at both Phillips and Bonhams, Luke has had over twenty years experience selling antique games and is considered a leading authority on old backgammon boards, antique chess sets and chess boards, gambling and racing antiques and mah jong.

Luke operates from premises in Central London, where all stock can be viewed by appointment. Items can be viewed online at his regularly updated website: www.lukehoney.co.uk.

Luke also hires out stock to stylists and film production companies on a regular basis. He exhibits at the Battersea Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair twice a year.

Luke is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Art and Antiques Division) and a custodian of the Frederick Parker Chair Collection. He has written numerous articles, lectured and appeared on both radio and television.

In his other life, Luke is an enthusiastic amateur cook and blogger (Luke Honey Inspiration), is a regular contributor to Homes & Antiques, enjoys backgammon, piano and gin and has an unhealthy interest in second-hand books and unreliable cars.

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