Ivory chess set with standard form pieces, English or Continental, circa 1895.  The pieces are beautifully fashioned and finished.  Each piece has a highly polished surface.  The white pieces have a natural ivory surface and the red pieces have been stained red with vegetable dye.  The set retains its original mahogany box. (MI-559) 
Condition:  Excellent.
Dimensions:  Height of king 3 1/4 inches; Height of pown 1 1/4 inches.