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Set of chess pieces

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Half the men are opaque, half transparent.

Provenance

1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Baltic or Polish (Danzig), late 17th or early 18th century

Object Place

Danzig, Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.205b-gg

Medium or Technique

Amber

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational