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Chessmen (72) with box-board

Françoise Gilot

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Chessmen (72) with box-board
  • Creator: François Gilot
  • Date Created: ca. 1855
  • Physical Dimensions: Height (tallest red, confirmed): 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm); Height (red pawn, confirmed): 2 in. (5.2 cm); Height (tallest white, confirmed): 4 in. (10.2 cm); Height (white pawn, confirmed): 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); Overall (original box, confirmed): 5 3/4 × 21 7/8 × 15 5/8 in. (14.6 × 55.6 × 39.7 cm) Overall (board): 3/4 × 21 3/8 × 14 3/4 in. (1.9 × 54.3 × 37.5 cm)
  • Type: Chessmen and box-board
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/199948
  • Medium: Ivory: stained and natural; ebony
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: French

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