Chess Set

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1880-1930

GUSN

GUSN-11067

Description

Bone chess set, natural and red colors, intricately turned, spindle-like men; in stained pine box with sliding cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chess sets
bone (material)
carving (processes)
dovetail joints
staining
wood (plant material)
chess sets
Bone
Carved
Dovetail
Stained
Wood
Set, Game

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.416