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CHESSMAN [1 record]

Record 1 2013-10-11


Subject field(s)
  • Board Games
  • Collection Items (Museums and Heritage)

One of the pieces used in playing chess.


Each player has 16 chessmen at the start of the game: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 rooks (or castles), 2 knights, 2 bishops, and 8 pawns.


  • Jeux sur plateaux
  • Objets de collection (Muséologie et Patrimoine)

Lot de 32 pièces de jeu d'échecs en verre. Avec quatre tours, quatre cavaliers, quatre fous, deux rois, deux reines et seize pions.


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