Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1930

S/N:AS 1842

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Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1930

LUKE HONEY
A Jaques Staunton Weighted Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, Late 1920s to 1930s

both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON in red, in a hinged mahogany box with a green label: GENUINE Staunton Chessmen...Howard Staunton's facsimile signature...J. Jaques & Son, Ltd., London. England, the box further stamped: MADE IN ENGLAND

Superb 'Near Mint' Condition set with an immaculate Green Label to the box.



King: 3 1/2 inches (9cm) high

Pawn: 4.9cm high

Box: 20.5cm wide

Stock Reference: AS 1842

Period: 

circa 1930

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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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