Antique "Lund Pattern" Ivory Chess Set

S/N:VS 1470

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Antique "Lund Pattern" Ivory Chess Set

LUKE HONEY
An English "Lund Pattern" Ivory Chess Set, circa 1850

one side stained red, the other side left natural. kings surmounted with Maltese crosses, queens with feather finials, bishops with open mitres, knights as carved horses' heads with flared nostrils and flowing manes, rooks as castle towers with battlements, pawns with reeded ball finials

King: 8.5cm high
Pawn: 3cm high

Stock Reference: VS 1470



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 1850

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LUKE HONEY

By Appointment
Vauxhall
London
SW8 1DH
United Kingdom

WWW.LUKEHONEY.CO.UK

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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