Named after the St. George's chess club in London who patronized this style for play in their club activities, this style has lasted well into the 20th. Most turners or manufacturers in 19th C England produced chessmen in this style, so there are plenty about in all kinds of variations, materials and qualities. St. George variations were also made in Germany and possibly even in France.
Jaques Playing set
This little set of the spiretop variety - king 66 mm - is actually contained in an old Jaques box, with a complete logotipe. Boxwood natural and blackened - 19th C.