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    Posted 2 months ago

    MackMarie317
    (1 item)

    Just looking to learn some history on this chess set I’ve had since I was a child. It was gifted to me by my great grandfather, but I never really knew much about it. I’d love some clarity on the item I’ve kept all these years.

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    1. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 months ago
      Hello And Welcome To CW! Nice Set..If You Scroll To The Bottom Of The Page, You Will See A Appraisal Option, Just Click On To Appraisal.

      Thomas.
    2. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      it sucks this is extremely difficult , hope to be back , i have to sleep believe me i have watched this for houres, and i still don,t know
    3. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      i am total nitwit in this although i collect chess boards, so i probably talk complete bs i am so bad in this, it took me quite a lot of time to determine if it was chinese or japanese

      the pagoda,s ( japanese or chinese squared non squared ground plane ) could be judged by ground plane , but they standarised it

      so the pagoda is the chess castle
      next to it is a rather elaborate horse rider , which could explain the quality it is good enough , but it is not top notch , the better are ivory and riding a qilin scene

      i try to judge this by means of headgear of the emporer in combination with the bishops IMO i wander if it standing sages ( Chuánshu?) or dignatary councillars , it aren,t guards

      you have to rotate the board the empress is on the wrong square, the white pieces got a dark square on the left

      are the pawns still the army , i think so

      board is proably mother of pearle . i like the board better then the pieces , the board i don,t know but it does, not look 19 century to me
    4. kwqd kwqd, 2 months ago
      Welcome to CW. Yeah, no appraisals on this site, it is just for collectors sharing their collections.
    5. bobby725 bobby725, 2 months ago
      where did she ask for an appraisal????
    6. kwqd kwqd, 2 months ago
      Click on her name, bobby725. "Looking to get an appraisal on some old items."
    7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 months ago
      There is an APPRAISAL link at the top of every page on here but BEWARE, the quality of their appraisals is NOT worth $30. When it was just Barnaby's it was $20 and worth it but this new group working for them isn't even close to being appraisers. I got 3 appraisals on an item, two were in the hundreds of dollars and the one from here was $75 to $85 and came in way after the date promised. I did get a refund and stated my issue. I would never use them again
    8. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      well asian art forum got i nagy, mr lee and, tony allen, well they are probably top 10 in the world apraissers and that,s un understatment, and they do it for free , if you say thank you and be a bit submissive and stop wining about dr lori people we are not in the showbusiness
    9. bobby725 bobby725, 2 months ago
      didn`t ask for it on her post.

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