Set of chess pieces

German (Koenigsberg) or Polish (Danzig)
late 17th or early 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Danzig, Germany

Dimensions

37 x 37 cm (14 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.205b-k

Medium or Technique

Amber

On View

Alyce Morrissey Gallery (Kunstkammer) (Gallery 143)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Recreational

Half the men are opaque, half transparent.

Provenance

1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum