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A5589 Sandalwood hand carved chess set. Carved by a W. Aust. prospector who carved for Lord Brassey (Governor of Victoria 1895-1900). Carved with geometric pattern. Knight pieces carved as kangaroos. (LC).. Click to enlarge.

Chess set

Made 1895-1900

Sandalwood hand carved chess set. Carved by a W. Aust. prospector who carved for Lord Brassey (Governor of Victoria 1895-1900). Carved with geometric pattern. Knight pieces carved as kangaroos. (LC).

Summary

Object No.

A5589

Object Statement

Sandalwood hand carved chess set. Carved by a W. Aust. prospector who carved for Lord Brassey (Governor of Victoria 1895-1900). Carved with geometric pattern. Knight pieces carved as kangaroos. (LC).

Physical Description

Sandalwood hand carved chess set. Carved by a W. Aust. prospector who carved for Lord Brassey (Governor of Victoria 1895-1900). Carved with geometric pattern. Knight pieces carved as kangaroos. (LC).

Dimensions

Height

180 mm

Width

235 mm

Depth

125 mm

Production

Made

1895-1900

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Isabel McKenzie, 1969

Acquisition Date

19 February 1969

Cite this Object

Harvard

Chess set 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 February 2019, <https://ma.as/183751>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/183751 |title=Chess set |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=22 February 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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