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Indian Ivory Chess Set

c 1940s

World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, Missouri

World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, Missouri

Stuart Canning purchased this set as a souvenir while in India, one of the many locations he visited as he traveled the world as part of the Merchant Marine.

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Details

  • Title: Indian Ivory Chess Set
  • Date Created: c 1940s
  • Physical Dimensions: King size: 3 1⁄2 in.
  • Provenance: Collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame, Gift of Larry B. Good
  • Type: Chess Set
  • Rights: ©World Chess Hall of Fame, Photo: Michael DeFilippo
  • Medium: Walrus ivory
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