Antique Lund Pattern Bone Chess Set

S/N:MJ 1829

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Antique Lund Pattern Bone Chess Set

An Antique "Lund Pattern" Bone Chess Set, circa 1850

one side stained red, the other side left natural, kings surmounted with Maltese crosses, queens with reeded balls and feather finials, bishops as open mitres, knights as horses' heads, rooks as turrets with brickwork and surmounted with ball finials, pawns with baluster knops and reeded ball finials, in a 19th century box with a sliding lid

King: 9.5cm high

Pawn: 3.6cm high

Box: 16.5cm long, 12cm wide, 9cm high

Stock Reference: MJ 1829


circa 1850

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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:

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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