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Madagascar Chess Set, 1970s

An interesting tribal figure Chess Set from Madagascar, 1978

Hand carved with many details, the Set is made from a light Wood similar Boxwood, the Black Side made from natural dark Wood.

The Pawns representing a Tribe, King and Queen as missionaries.

Comparable chess set is shown in Ned Munger, Cultures, Chess & Art, Vol. 1 Africa, p. 29 & figure 10.

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