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This and 27 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is White King Chess Set.

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1949

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Red queen Chesspiece

This is a Chesspiece. We acquired it in 1949. Its medium is ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Charles McKim Norton. It is credited Gift of C. McKim Norton.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam. (assembled a/c): 14.2 × 3.9 cm (5 9/16 × 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Red queen Chesspiece; ivory; H x diam. (assembled a/c): 14.2 × 3.9 cm (5 9/16 × 1 9/16 in.); Gift of C. McKim Norton; 1949-150-16-a/c

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