1701 - 1800
65 mm (H)34 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
Rook, black, carved ebony, one of two from 18th century Indian chess set, given to Mrs Greville by Queen Mary.
The bequest of Margaret (Anderson) McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald - later Dame Margaret - Henry Fulke Greville, DBE (1863-1942) from probate records linked with the donation of the property to the National Trust in 1943. This item found on the record for Polesden Lacey Study, page 14. discovered in Basement by House Steward