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Maker: Michael D. Mode, American, born 1946

Vessel with miniature chess set

1994

Bubinga, kingwood, Honduras rosewood, indian rosewood, ebony, holly, cherry, black walnut and tagua nut

7 3/16 x 7 9/16 x 7 7/16 in. (18.2 x 19.2 x 18.9 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1995.39.1.1-.34
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Toys and Games
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Vermont, United States
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchased from artist

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 141.

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