Hand carved from alabaster and presented with felt to bases.
A grouping of 32 chess pieces, hand carved from alabaster and modeled on animal characters from the medieval allegorical stories about Reynard the Fox. The King and Queen are lions, the Bishops are Reynard the Fox, the Rook Castle is Bruin the Bear with Martin the Ape on his back, the Knights are horses, and the pawns are Kyward the Hare. The figures are sold without a chess board.
Issued: c. 1980
Dimensions: 7"H, tallest
Country of Origin: England
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