Sale 09BE03 | Lot 209

Viennese Enameled Silver Chess Set

Catalogue: Belle Epoque
Viennese Enameled Silver Chess Set

Lot Details

Lot 209
Viennese Enameled Silver Chess Set
The partial gilt silver and metal game board decorated with faux pearls and amethyst glass gemstones at the corners, each side set with armorials and battle scenes, the board surface lifting to store the gem set chess pieces cast as knights in armor. Height 6 inches, 21 inches square.

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Wear to gilding.
Cracks to light blue enamel panels.
Two of the knights on the corners are lacking their swords and one lacking shield. Other two knights with bent swords.
Four post and chains lining the top have broken off (pieces have been retained).
Wood with old marks and scratches
A few small scattered dents on top/lid
Some of the chess pieces with loss to enamel.


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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