Chess-piece; walrus ivory; queen wearing floriated crown over veil, mantle; holding horn; right hand placed on cheek; seated in chair ornamented on back with adjacent leaf scrolls with animal-heads on top of uprights; chair sides: interlace ornament.

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1831,1101.84

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Chess-piece; walrus ivory; queen wearing floriated crown over veil, mantle; holding horn; right hand placed on cheek; seated in chair ornamented on back with adjacent leaf scrolls with animal-heads on top of uprights; chair sides: interlace ornament.

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