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Russian Kholmogory Chess Set,Walrus Ivory, 18th C.

Russian Kholmogory Chess Set,Walrus Ivory, C.

Chess Set (Chess set) | Object: Chess set  Place of origin: Rajasthan, India (made)  Date: mid-19th century (made)

Chess Set (Chess set)

Image result for Hardwood and Inlaid Fruitwood Chess Sets Tyrolean Germany 19th century

Image result for Hardwood and Inlaid Fruitwood Chess Sets Tyrolean Germany 19th century

Man Ray with his Chess set design. Chess was a popular preoccupation with Surrealist artists and with Man Ray's frequent collaborator Marcel Duchamp. A 1945 exhibition devoted to chess included some of Man Ray's works.

Man Ray with his Chess set design. Chess was a popular preoccupation with Surrealist artists and with Man Ray's frequent collaborator Marcel Duchamp. A 1945 exhibition devoted to chess included some of Man Ray's works.

Lewis Chessman, British Museum    Probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200  Found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

These chess pieces, called the Lewis Chessmen, were found in Scotland (Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides) at some point before 1831 and were probably made in Scandinavia (thought to be Norway) about Walrus ivory and whales’ teeth.The British Museum.

JEU ECHECS LOUIS XV, Exceptional chess set early nineteenth carved ivory, L'orangerie, Proantic

JEU ECHECS LOUIS XV, Exceptional chess set early nineteenth carved ivory, L'orangerie, Proantic

Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, English, c. 1250

Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight Date:ca. 1250 Geography:Made in probably London, England Culture:British Medium:Walrus ivory Dimensions:Overall: 3 x 2 x 1 in.

Scandinavian Norwegian Gifts, Norse Culture and Hnefatafl

Books about Norway and Norwegian Culture Authentic Norwegian Cooking By Astrid Karlsen Scott

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