A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set
Lot 54
A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium

Native American Art

4 Dec 2017, 11:00 PST

San Francisco

Lot Details
A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set
A Kenneth Begay sterling silver and wood chess set
Navajo, the woodwork by Fred Stein, Anglo, consisting of the board, inset with ironwood and sterling silver plaques, the sides girded by a silver band, KB and White Hogan hallmarks; 32 chessmen with silver bodies set on citrus or ironwood bases, each designed to reflect the prescribed movement of the particular piece, the King and Queen with traditional cross and crown finials; and a lidded wood storage box, capped by a silver domed openwork finial, the scalloped base with stamped accents, the interior of the lid with a hallmarked plaque, an "S" brand to the wood.
dimensions of board 15 1/8 x 15 1/8 x 3/4in; height of pieces 2 3/8 - 1 1/8in; dimensions of box 6 5/8 x 12 1/8 x 4 3/4in (greatest height)
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