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Chess Board and Pieces

Artist/maker unknown, German

Geography:
Possibly made in Nuremberg, Germany, Europe

Date:
c. 1750

Medium:
Silver, wood, brass, tortoiseshell

Dimensions:
King: 2 13/16 x 1 3/16 inches (7.1 x 3 cm) Queen: 2 3/8 × 1 inches (6 × 2.5 cm) Bishop: 1 5/8 × 7/8 inches (4.1 × 2.2 cm) Knight: 1 7/8 × 1 inches (4.8 × 2.5 cm) Rook: 2 1/8 × 1 inches (5.4 × 2.5 cm) Pawn: 1 7/16 x 13/16 inches (3.6 x 2.1 cm) Box: 2 x 7 13/16 x 11 5/8 inches (5.1 x 19.8 x 29.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1964-91-15(1--33)

Credit Line:
Gift of John F. Harbeson, 1964

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