Admiring Princely Treasures at the London Preview.


LONDON - This 18th Century chessboard, attributed to the workshop of Johannes Mann and Emanuel Eichel, speaks to the truly rare collection of objects that comprise the Treasures, Princely Taste sale in London on 4 July. The white pieces are crafted of mother-of-pearl, and the black of aventurine glass. The chinoiserie motif chessboard is estimated to bring £200,000-£300,000.