Bone & Ivory Chess Sets
19th C Indian set
Fragile bone pieces out of Canton, 19th Century, king 70 mm. This set is not really complete, 3 pieces are right away wood replicas, one base is recreated in wood, and two pawns are replacements. Still, an interesting antique, with numerous features familiar from old Guangdong export sets. Check other collectors pages - Links - for better sets of this kind.
Bone chess set, probably made in Germany, with the intricate baskets on king and queen associated with Gustavus Selenus, and the whole german tradition following his famous book with piece illustrations. The eye dots are probably not original, but one former owners children might have been busy with a felt pen...