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Chess (shogi) board, a square box of porcelain with rectangular sides, standing on four porcelain legs; and 42 porcelain pieces.

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chess components
21.7.51/2
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1 item (description level: top)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name:  chess components
object name:  chess boards
object name:  chess pieces

Place
Japan, East Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Japan 
Date made
1780
Additional date information
1780 

Materials & techniques
porcelain; glaze; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: porcelain (overall)
material: glaze (overall)
material: pigment (overall)

Purchased with chess pieces from Japan of a different date. Board and men passed as one lot through Sotheby (Lot 305).
Provenance
vendor:  Walton, H.  sale 1951-07-21


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Related subjects
theme: Family and Home
part of project: Object In Focus Loans
object name: chess boards
object name: chess components
object name: chess pieces
material: glaze
material: pigment
material: porcelain
porcelain

Record created 2012-10-16 by RSHEPHERD
Record last updated 2016-10-05 by XGVIEWS

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