Antique 'St George' Chess Set

S/N:AS 1846

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Antique 'St George' Chess Set

LUKE HONEY
A "Saint George Pattern" Boxwood and "Ebonised" Chess Set, 19th Century

knights with carved arched horse's heads, in an attractive late 19th century Japanese Export red lacquered box

King: 10.8cm high

Pawn: 4.4cm high

Box: 19.6cm wide

Stock Reference: AS 1846

Period: 

19th century

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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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