11 novembre 2010

Legendary Souvenir Chess Piece from 1897 to be Offered at Christie's South Kensington

A leading highlight from the collection is a very rare souvenir chess piece. Estimate: £4,000-6,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced the sale of The Property of a Private Collector of Chess Sets and Game Boards, to be included in the Interiors sale at Christie’s South Kensington saleroom on 7 December 2010. The chess collection is to be sold by one of the founding members of Chess Collectors International, established in 1984, in Florida, USA. A leading highlight from the collection is a very... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2010

Chess Up Your Interior at Christie's Interiors: Style & Spirit Sale

A rare North European amber figural chess set. Estimate: £4,000-6,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 SOUTH KENSINGTON.- Christie’s South Kensington’s second Interiors: Style & Spirit sale of the year, to be held on 18 May 2010, includes a special section dedicated to the ancient game of chess. Twenty-five chess sets are on offer, sure to excite and intrigue chess players and aficionados, as well as those captivated by their character and workmanship. The selection on offer is of the utmost quality and condition. Made... [Lire la suite]