Chess-piece; walrus ivory; king with sword with baldric wound around, guard decorated; damaged crown; back of throne decorated with animal heads at top of uprights framing leaf-scrolls in symmetrical composition.

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1831,1101.81

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Chess-piece; walrus ivory; king with sword with baldric wound around, guard decorated; damaged crown; back of throne decorated with animal heads at top of uprights framing leaf-scrolls in symmetrical composition.

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