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White King Chess Set

This is a Chess set. 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.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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