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19th C Antique Chess Set Game Regency Shape with 96mm Kings in Pine Lidded Box
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good and complete handmade, hardwood chess set game of 32 pieces in a handmade pine
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Antique Late 19th Century British Régence Games

Materials

Hardwood, Pine

Stunning Antique Burr Walnut Chess Board Table with Staunton Chess Pieces Set
By House of Staunton
Located in GB
chess table complete with Staunton chess set A very good looking well-made and functional piece of
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Antique 1880s English High Victorian Game Tables

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Walnut

Staunton Style Chess Set
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Antique Staunton Style Chess Figures. A Staunton style chess set with wooden chess pieces with wide
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Mid-20th Century British Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

Materials

Boxwood

Staunton Style Chess Set
Staunton Style Chess Set
H 3.15 in W 7.49 in D 5.91 in
MINIATURE GAME TABLE WITH CHESS PIECES 19th Century Anglo-Indian
By Europa Antiques
Located in Madrid, ES
MINATURE GAME TABLE WITH CHESS PIECES 19th century Anglo-Indian octagonal top in wood covered
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Antique 19th Century English Anglo-Indian Game Tables

Materials

Wood

Unusual Antique Austrian Bronze Chess Set by Franz Bergman
By Franz Bergmann
Located in London, GB
Unusual antique Austrian bronze chess set by Franz Bergman Austrian, circa 1905 Largest piece
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Early 20th Century Austrian Games

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Bronze

Vintage Staunton Design Chess Set
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Antique Staunton Style Chess Figures. A Staunton style chess set with wooden chess pieces with wide
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Mid-20th Century English Edwardian Games

Materials

Wood

Vintage Staunton Design Chess Set
Vintage Staunton Design Chess Set
H 3.15 in W 7.68 in D 4.14 in
Antique Victorian Staunton Chess Pieces Set + Italian Marble Giltwood Chessboard
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this extremely rare original Victorian Staunton chess set with
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Antique 19th Century Italian Victorian Games

Materials

Marble

Antique Venetian Early 20th Century Ceramic Reynard the Fox Chess Set
Located in Doha, QA
This incredibly animated and amusing Reynard the Fox design Antique Venetian Ceramic Chess Set is a
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Early 20th Century Italian Games

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Ceramic

Antique English Staunton Chess Set With Red Crown Marks c.1900
Located in Bath, GB
A handsome small library set of Ebony and Boxwood Staunton chess set, complete with the original
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Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian Games

Materials

Boxwood

Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
Located in Geneve, CH
Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom Limited Edition of 21 Dimensions: D 45 x W 45 x H 8 cm
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2010s Russian Organic Modern Games

Materials

Metal

Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
H 3.15 in W 17.72 in D 17.72 in
Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
Located in Geneve, CH
Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom Limited Edition of 21 Dimensions: D 45 x W 45 x H 8 cm
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2010s Russian Organic Modern Games

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Metal

Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
Another Kingdom Chess Set by Taras Yoom
H 3.15 in W 17.72 in D 17.72 in
Miniature Travelling Chess Set Game handmade & Pokerwork Board / Box, Circa 1900
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
antique handmade, complete, travelling chess set. Chess Set Additional Details: The dimensions of 3~3
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Antique Late 19th Century British Edwardian Games

Materials

Brass

19thC British Mahogany Cased Chess Set by Jacques & Son, c.1890
By John Jaques & Son Ltd.
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late 19th Century Victorian mahogany cased chess set in its original leather case. If the
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Games

Materials

Leather

19thC British Mahogany Cased Chess Set by Jacques & Son, c.1890
19thC British Mahogany Cased Chess Set by Jacques & Son, c.1890
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H 2.37 in W 9.45 in D 5.91 in
DISTRESSED ANTIQUE BURR WALNUT & HARDWOOD SEWiNG WORK TABLE CHESS BOARD TOP
Located in GB
Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this original Victorian
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Antique 1860s English High Victorian Tables

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Hardwood, Walnut

19th Century British Oak Cased Chess Set, Probably By Jacques, c.1890
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late 19th Century Victorian oak cased chess set. If the award winning Netflix series 'The
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Antique 19th Century British Games

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Oak

Antique Chess Table, English Oak, Games Table, Cotswold School, Mid 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
chess set Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order Select oak stocks show fine grain interest
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Mid-20th Century British Game Tables

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Satinwood, Walnut

Set of Green Armchairs by E. Homa and Chess Table, Europe, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
. Beautiful antique chess table from the 1960s. It was manufactured in Poland in 1960s. The table was made of
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20th Century Polish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Velvet, Beech

Staunton Fierce Knight Weighted Club Chess Set 8.5cm Kings Jointed Box, 19th C
By Jaques of London
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
. Overall a very good quality antique weighted Club Chess Set.
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Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Games

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Hardwood

19th Century Spider Legs Maple Table & Leather Top Chess Board and Pieces Set
Located in Germantown, MD
A 19th century victorian Spider Legs Maple Table and Leather Top Chess Board and Pieces Set in good
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Game Tables

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Leather, Wood, Maple

FINE 18TH CENTURY TURNED CASTLE POT HOLDING PERiOD CARVED CHESS SET MUST SEE
Located in GB
century hand carved cycling pot in the form of a Chess rook or castle which holds a period chess set
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Georgian Games

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Wood

Stunning Antique Victorian 1860 Black Lacquer Mother of Pearl Chess Games Table
Located in GB
lacquered with ornate gold leaf floral hand painted base Chess table A very good looking and well made
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Game Tables

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Hardwood

Antique Late 19th Century Hand-Carved Bone Small Size Chess Pieces for Travelers
Located in Lisse, NL
Also beautiful for display. We recently acquired this antique and handcrafted set of chess pieces
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Antique Late 19th Century European Games

Materials

Bone

George V Sterling Silver Presentation Chess Trophy
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
engraved with a personal inscription if so desired. Within a set of chess pieces the cross finial is a
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Vintage 1930s British Sterling Silver

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Mid-Century Modern Chess Table of Wood with Stunning Tree Knots Pattern & Light
Located in Lisse, NL
living room, study or library. Especially with a set of quality chess pieces on top, this rare table will
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Game Tables

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Nutwood, Bakelite

Early 1900s Dutch Arts and Crafts Chess Table with Drawer and Embossed Brass Top
Located in Lisse, NL
Near mint, antique Arts & Crafts chess table with a warm patina. This striking chess table is
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Early 20th Century Dutch Arts and Crafts Game Tables

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Brass

Antique Victorian Chinese Black Lacquered and Mother of Pearl Inlaid Games Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
fine antique Asian game set black lacquer and etched mother of pearl inlay chess and backgammon set.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Victorian Games

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Abalone, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Lacquer

ANTIQUE GEORGIAN CIRCA 1820 CHiNESE CHINOISERIE CHESSBOARD BACKGAMMON TABLE
Located in GB
Jacqes chess set is not included but is listed under my other items, I have included pictures of it so
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Antique 1820s Chinese Georgian Furniture

Materials

Wood

Fine Antique Micro Mosaic Indo Persian Moorish Inlaid Trinket Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Fine antique large handcrafted vintage marquetry Indo Persian wood inlay micro mosaic with
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Early 20th Century Lebanese Islamic Decorative Boxes

Materials

Fruitwood

Set of James Mont Bent Beech Armchairs and Table, Dark Green Velvet, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Italian Dark Green Velvet. We can prepare this set also in another velvet color. Beautiful antique
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20th Century Polish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Set of James Mont Bent Beech Armchairs and Table, Yellow Ochra Boucle, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Italian Yellow Ochra Boucle. We can prepare this set also in another boucle color. Beautiful antique
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20th Century Polish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Velvet, Beech

Antique Marble Bust of Iullette by Prof G.Bessi Early 20th Century
Located in London, GB
chess sets made ​​of alabaster and onyx and lamps. Major museums have today works by Bessi in their
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Busts

Materials

Marble

Jaques London Victorian Faux Book Chessboard Staunton Pieces & Hardwood Clock
By Jaques of London, House of Staunton
Located in GB
leather folding book chessboard with the original Staunton Chess set dating to circa 1880, a travel chess
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Antique 1880s English High Victorian Games

Materials

Leather, Hardwood, Boxwood

19th Century Victorian Walnut Games Compendium, Cards & Board Games, circa 1890
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late-19th century Victorian walnut cased games compendium, the interior comprising a chess
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Games

Materials

Leather, Walnut, Pine

19th Century Victorian Walnut Games Compendium, Cards & Board Games, C.1890
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late-19th century Victorian walnut cased games compendium, the interior comprising a chess
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Games

Materials

Walnut

19thC Victorian Burr Walnut Games Compendium, Cards & Board Games, c.1890
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
chess set, draughts, dominoes, dice, cribbage board with markers, leather bound boards for games
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Games

Materials

Walnut

1920 Persian Khatam Kari Footed Wooden Circular Jewelry Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Late 19th c. early 20th c. Persian Footed Wooden Round Jewelry Box. Antique rare in round shape
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Late 20th Century Indian Islamic Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

Edwardian Satinwood Hand-Painted Metamorphic Game Table
By Sheraton Revival
Located in Chicago, IL
included: a complete ivory chess set. 4 playing decks, poker chips (51 white + 1 for the dealer, 49 blue
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Vintage 1910s English Edwardian Game Tables

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Vintage Italian Versace Fan Scarf Irish Linen Pillow Pink Green
By Gianni Versace
Located in Belfast, Northern Ireland
striking print. The delicate fans are elaborately decorated in antique gold and have dainty ribbons and
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Late 20th Century Italian Art Deco Pillows and Throws

Materials

Cotton, Linen

Marcel Dzama Where All Harmonies are Tuned Limited Edition Print
By Phaidon
Located in New York, NY
antique illustrations from the 1900s. However, the simple rendering and elegant composition belie the dark
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2010s American Prints

Materials

Paper

1970s Greek Mythological Two-Tone Chess Set
Located in Mount Penn, PA
Great cast metal chess pieces in antiqued silver and brass on two-tone chess board. The chess board
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Games

Antique Backgammon Chess Games Compendium Poker Box with Ornate Brasswork
By Howell James & Co.
Located in Northampton, United Kingdom
Staunton style bone chess set stained red, and left natural, a gilded brass cribbage & Bezique boards with
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Games

Materials

Wood

Rook Chess Piece Lamps
Located in Northampton, United Kingdom
. Due to them having lived outside and being played as part of a giant outdoor chess set in the
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Vintage 1960s British Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rook Chess Piece Lamps
Rook Chess Piece Lamps
H 22 in Dm 9 in
English Staunton Style Fine Turned Chess Set with Provenance, circa 1870
By House of Staunton
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Makes a great gift! Aged chess sets such as this have been sold at Christies, England, circa 1870
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Games

Saxon Queen Chess Piece Lamp
Located in Northampton, United Kingdom
having lived outside and being played as part of a giant outdoor chess set in the beautiful gardens of a
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Vintage 1960s British Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Pierre Balmain Grey Plaid Fabric with Irish Linen Cushion Pillow
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Great Britain, Northern Ireland
rare and precious vintage and antique materials. Through layers of carefully added backing the delicate
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Throws

Materials

Cotton, Linen

Antique Hand Carved Chess Set
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
This is a large hand carved chess set with a backgammon board on the reverse. The board is Maple
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Mid-20th Century American Game Boards

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Maple

Antique Hand Carved Chess Set
Antique Hand Carved Chess Set
H 18 in W 18 in D 0.5 in
Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
This is one of the most interesting chess sets I have come across. Illegibly sign, but with a made
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Mid-20th Century Italian Game Boards

Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
H 5 in W 2.75 in D 1.75 in
Antique English Chess Board and Chess Set, circa 1910
Located in Bath, GB
A very smart antique mahogany chess board paired with a boxwood Staunton style chess set inside a
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Vintage 1910s English Games

Materials

Wood

Antique English Chess Board and Chess Set, circa 1910
Antique English Chess Board and Chess Set, circa 1910
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H 13.25 in W 13.25 in D 0.5 in
Contemporary Minimalist Blue & Yellow Murano Glass Chess Set on Mirrored Board
By Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Located in New York, NY
A fun Italian portable chess game of modern organic design, the detailed chess pieces are molded in
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2010s Italian Minimalist Games

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Mirror, Murano Glass

Contemporary Minimalist Blue & Yellow Murano Glass Chess Set on Mirrored Board
By Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Located in New York, NY
A fun Italian portable chess game of modern organic design, the detailed chess pieces are molded in
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2010s Italian Minimalist Games

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass, Mirror, Blown Glass

Contemporary Minimalist Green & Yellow Murano Glass Chess Set on Mirrored Board
By Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Located in New York, NY
A fun Italian portable chess game of modern organic design, the detailed chess pieces are molded in
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2010s Italian Minimalist Games

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Mirror, Murano Glass

Antique Chess Board
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Antique wood chess set. Complete with turned and hand-carved pieces. A beautiful set in amazing
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Early 20th Century Game Boards

Antique Chess Board
Antique Chess Board
H 0.5 in W 13 in D 13 in
Antique English Boxwood Chess Set With Storage Box c.1910
Located in Bath, GB
A smart antique English Staunton style chess set made in Boxwood, the black chessmen having been
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Vintage 1910s English Games

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Boxwood

Antique Carved Giant Chess Piece
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique carved giant chess piece for an outdoor set in great original paint: A whimsical seahorse
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Antique Carved Giant Chess Piece
Antique Carved Giant Chess Piece
H 18.25 in W 10.25 in D 2.75 in
Antique Chinese Highly Detailed Figural Hand Carved Bone Chess Set & Case
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Chinese chess set offers highly detailed hand carved figures, each an individual
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20th Century Chinese Games

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Bone, Wood

Antique Set Jacques Staunton Hand Carved Boxwood Mahogany Chess Board Pieces
Located in Dublin, Ireland
A very substantial and complete set of hand carved Jacques type Staunton pattern boxwood and dark
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Antique Late 19th Century English Decorative Boxes

Materials

Rosewood, Boxwood, Ebony

19th Century English Ivory Chess Set
Located in London, GB
English ivory chess set We are proud to offer an English ivory chess set in the ‘Washington
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Early Victorian Games

Materials

Ivory

19th Century English Ivory Chess Set
19th Century English Ivory Chess Set
H 3.3 in W 1.1 in L 3.3 in
Italian Pietra Dura Marble Chess Table Regency Hardwood Base Staunton Chess Set
Located in GB
chess table with Regency Mahogany circa 1815 base and antique Staunton box wood chess set This is the
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Antique 1810s Italian Regency Game Tables

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Marble

19th Century French Backgammon and Chess Set
Located in Winter Park, FL
A complete 19th century French chess and backgammon set with inlaid game box that hinges open to
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Antique Late 19th Century French Games

Charles Hollis Jones Lucite Chess Set or Game Board
Located in Winter Park, FL
Modern lucite chess set designed by Charles Hollis Jones. Chess board is a nice large size: 1/4
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Vintage 1970s Games

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Antique Chess Set For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique chess set for your home. Each antique chess set for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, boxwood and hardwood. Your living room may not be complete without an antique chess set — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right antique chess set, those designed in styles are of considerable interest. Franz Bergmann and Jaques of London each produced at least one beautiful antique chess set that is worth considering.

How Much is a Antique Chess Set?

Prices for an antique chess set can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $531 and can go as high as $45,300, while the average can fetch as much as $968.
Questions About Antique Chess Set
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Pieces from the oldest known chess set are on display at the State Museum of Culture History of Uzbekistan in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The seven figurines are known as the Afrasiab chessmen and date back to the 6th to 8th centuries. Shop a range of antique chess sets on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A gilded chess set is a game set that includes a board and chess pieces that are highly decorative. Traditionally, the word gilded indicates something covered in gold. However, for chess sets, it can describe any pieces that feature decorative embellishments, such as carvings or inlays. You'll find a selection of antique and vintage chess sets on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    The name of the oldest European chess set is the Venafro Chess Set. Experts estimate that artisans produced the set sometime between 885 to 1017 CE, and archaeologists discovered it in a Roman tomb in 1932. On 1stDibs, find a variety of chess sets from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To identify an antique tea set, look for hallmarks on the bottoms of the pieces. Handwritten markings indicate a set produced prior to the 19th century. You can also research the pattern to get a rough idea of when the maker manufactured it. Shop a range of expertly vetted antique tea sets on 1stDibs.