Fine Chess Sets and Games
Chess and Games is still proving one of our most popular sales of Collectables. This auction consists of over 200 lots of fine chess sets, antique games, playing cards, and associated rare books and papers. Items include an 18th century Russian Kholomogory walrus ivory chess set, (£6000-8000); a 17th Century Indian ivory inlaid chess board (£3000-4000), and Greco's "The Royall Game of Chesse-Play", published in 1656 (£2000-3000).
Our regular bi-annual sales are attracting international interest with keen collectors from all over the world. Bloomsbury is the only auction house to hold regular chess and games auctions, and are considered to be leading specialists in this attractive field.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
Friday 20th October from 1.00pm to 5.30pm
Saturday 21st October from 11.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday 22nd October from 11.00am to 4.00pm
- 22.5% up to £50,000.00
- 15% above £50,000.00