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Encore Exhibition Postcards - Russian Kholmogory Mammoth Set

Encore Exhibition Postcards - Russian Kholmogory Mammoth Set

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A much rarer style of Kholmogory set than the full-length figural pieces also on display in this exhibition, this set features kings, queens, bishops, and pawns with carved faces atop egg-shaped bases with decorative grooves.

In 2015, the World Chess Hall of Fame premiered the exhibition "Encore! Ivory Chess Treasures from the John Crumiller Collectionfocused on the most stunning ivory sets from one of the most extensive chess set collections in America.