Napoleon and Allies Bust Chess Set

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From: 1810 To: 1840 (Estimated)
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France
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8.5 in
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Ivory
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Beige
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Emperor Napoleon as the king, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma his empress as queen, Marshals Ney and Murat as bishops, fine carved horses heads as knights, round castellated brickwork towers as rooks and pawns as heads of Napoleon's Imperial guard wearing their distinctive bearskin headgear.

The other side with mottled green bases, as the allies consisting of Francis 11 Emperor of Germany and Austria as king, his wife Empress Maria Terasa as queen, General Wellington and Admiral Nelson as bishops, carved horses heads as knights, square brickwork castellated towers as rooks and pawns as heads of Austrian foot soldiers wearing shako cockaded headdress.  

Paris School of carving.

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Added by: Joschik
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