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Chessmen (32) and box

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Chessmen (32) and box
  • Date Created: probably first half 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: Height (oxidized queen): 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm); Height (oxidized king): 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Height (oxidized bishop): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Height (oxidized knight): 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); Height (oxidized rook): 3 in. (7.6 cm); Height (oxidized pawn): 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Height (polished queen): 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); Height (polished king): 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); Height (polished bishop): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); Height (polished knight): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); Height (polished rook): 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm); Height (polished pawn): 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
  • Type: Chessmen and box
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/199919
  • Medium: Silver, polished and oxidized
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: German

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