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“Calvert” (2)

"Calvert" type sets with flowers have not been made by John Calvert only. The set here is believed been made by Jaques. Sometimes chess sets are called "Calvert" after the maker, like in the 2nd set here. Signed sets do exist as well.

England, by (most likely) Jaques, "Calvert"
ca. 1840
Ivory K 8.4; p 3.9
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England, by Calvert
18th-19th century
Ivory K 9.7; p 4.1
Box 16.5×12.2×6.8
Box signed "CALVERT 189 FLEET STT"
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