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Description

Thirty pieces of ½ and ½ blonde and dark turned pieces in traditional chess vocabulary. Horse heads carved. Rectangular pine box has sliding lid with chamfered edges and cut out “H” (also in pencil “Chess H. Bowen”) Child's water color rendering of a pink house with a black door and white stairs flanked by two windows and gambrel roof; tree to house left and brown colored road that forks at house right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
fruitwood
pine (wood)
Object type
Game Equipment
Descriptive terms
chess sets
Fruitwood
fruitwood
Game
Game, Board
House
houses
Pine
pine (wood)
Set, Chess
People and organizations
Bowen, H.
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.652
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64586

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