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).

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

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).

Dimensions

235 mm
180 mm
125 mm

Production

1895-1900

Source

Gift of Isabel McKenzie, 1969
19 February, 1969

Cite this Object

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). 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 June 2017, <https://ma.as/183751>
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