{"Results":[{"t":1499719841,"f":"1147178","c":"Linda Bott playing a game of chess 1963 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499719841,"f":"1147177","c":"Susan Mackenzie playing a game of chess 1966 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499719840,"f":"1147179","c":"Marian Allwright playing a game of chess 1950 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499719839,"f":"1147180","c":"Jacqueline Storke of West Dulwich playing a game of chess 1958 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499719396,"f":"SKMBT_C45108080615271","c":"A gir playing a game of chess 1947 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499624376,"f":"1127415","c":"Lawn Tennis Championship at Wimbledon.\r\nSir George A Thomas. \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499623621,"f":"1135068","c":"A glazed pottery chess set from Egypt c. 2000BC \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499623591,"f":"1135601","c":"Rengo, Chile: Relaxing over a quiet game of chess are three members of the Hungarian National Soccer Team, now in training her in preparation for the opening of the World Soccer Championships\r\nLeft to Right: Nagy Istvan; Gorocs Tanos, and Meszoly Kalman.\r\n27 May 1962 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499623006,"f":"1141927","c":"The Mabinogion : a collection of prose stories from medieval Welsh manuscripts with English translation of the complete tales by Lady Charlotte Guest . 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The girls on stage are called Rainbows - a sort of Russian equivalent to Britain's Bluebell Troupe. 1960\r\n\u00a9TopFoto \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499556968,"f":"1121764","c":"The Seventh Seal - film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow with Bengt Ekerot \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499556967,"f":"1121768","c":"The Seventh Seal - film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow with Bengt Ekerot \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499556197,"f":"1127294","c":"Trimming the topiary chess men in the garden at Hever Castle Near Edenbridge Kent \r\n1962 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499465482,"f":"1105173","c":"ELTON JOHN \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499455287,"f":"APA1435626","c":"Germans championship in the queen fork, tournament in the Viennese Hofburg Palace., 01.08.1943 \/ Rübelt, Lothar \/ ÖNB-Bildarchi"},{"t":1499450690,"f":"APA1434722","c":"Viennese chess championship 1938, Hans von Mueller with Gruenfeld during a game, 1938 \/ Schostal, Fotoagentur \/ ÖNB-Bil"},{"t":1499375548,"f":"APA1430893","c":"Henriette Wolter, 1902, The acquaintance volapuekist in front a chess game, 1902 \/ ÖNB-Bildarchiv \/ picturedesk.co"},{"t":1499290913,"f":"1089596","c":"Boris Spassky, Russian Chess Champion 1972 \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499290881,"f":"1089767","c":"Moscow: Chess is popular ... and en masse, in Gorki Park.\r\n7 August 1965. \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499290881,"f":"1089766","c":"Moscow: Chess is popular ... and en masse, in Gorki Park.\r\n7 August 1965. \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499290880,"f":"1089768","c":"Moscow: Chess is popular ... and en masse, in Gorki Park.\r\n7 August 1965. \/ (c) TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1499278088,"f":"APA1427366","c":"Chess - World Vice Champion Anatoly Karpov at a press conference after a show match in Vienna on 12th January 1993. - 19930112_PD0008 \/ Ulrich Schnarr \/ APA-Archiv \/ pi"},{"t":1499276873,"f":"APA1426523","c":"Vienna on September 12th 1991: Famous Israeli satirist Ephraim Kishon presents the 'Kishon-Chesser', the first and only speaking chess computer. 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The first three sets made were snapped up almost immidatley by American buyers, even at \u00a33, 000 a set.\r\n1974 \/ (c) 2004 Credit:Topfoto","BuyPrint":true,"OnlineLicensing":true},{"t":1487231770,"f":"RIA-3027774","c":"3027774 09\/09\/1984 The Column Hall of the House of the Unions. The opening ceremony of the World Chess Championship match between World Champion Anatoly Karpov (USSR) and contender Garry Kasparov (USSR). Chairman of the organizing committee, Soviet Minister of Culture Pyotr Demichev speaks at the ceremony. Dmitryi Donskoy\/Sputnik \/ Sputnik \/ TopFoto.co.uk","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC187048","c":"Chess Piece, Rook, 11th\u009612th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory; carved, H. 1 3\/4 in. (4.5 cm), Glass \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC191596","c":"Draughtsmen (30) and box-board, probably mid-19th century, Spanish, Leather, gold (?), irregular diameter, confirmed: 3\/8 \u00c3\u0097 1 1\/2 \u00c3\u0097 1 1\/2 in. (1 \u00c3\u0097 3.8 \u00c3\u0097 3.8 cm), Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC137623","c":"Folding Game Board, 15th century, Made in Venice, Italy, Italian, Bone, wood, horn, stain and gilding over wood core with metal mounts, Overall (closed): 16 5\/8 x 9 15\/16 x 2 9\/16 in. (42.2 x 25.2 x 6.5 cm), Ivories-Bone, This folding game board for both chess and backgammon uses block marquetry and hardwood inlays to create geometric borders. The ends of the game board each contain an assembled ivory or bone strip carved in relief with floating putti holding banderols and two central putti holding an empty garlanded shield \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC138466","c":"[Two Men Playing Chess], June 1907, Autochrome, 9 x 12 cm (3.5 x 4.7 in.), Transparencies, Alfred Stieglitz (American, Hoboken, New Jersey 1864\u00961946 New York), In summer 1907, immediately after being introduced to the Autochrome process by Steichen, Stieglitz used it while on vacation with the photographer Frank Eugene in Bavaria. In this image, his friend Dr \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC188146","c":"The Chess Players, ca. 1475, Tempera on wood, Overall 13 3\/4 x 16 1\/4 in. (34.9 x 41.3 cm); painted surface 13 1\/8 x 15 7\/8 in. (33.3 x 40.3 cm), Paintings, Liberale da Verona (Italian, Verona ca. 1445\u00961527\/29 Verona), This and its companion panel are from the front of a chest (cassone) and show two episodes from an as yet unidentified story, or novella. In one, a youth is smitten by a maiden who appears at a window \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC107914","c":"Chess Piece, Rook, 8th\u00e2\u0080\u009310th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory, H. 2 5\/8 in. (6.6 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC092363","c":"Card and backgammon table, 1760 - 90, Made in New York, New York, United States, American, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, rosewood and satinwood inlays, beech, tulip poplar, 28 5\/8 x 35 x 33 5\/8 in. (72.7 x 88.9 x 85.4 cm), Furniture, The upper playing surface of this rare tripletop gaming table is inlaid with patterns of backgammon and chess boards; the lower one is lined with baize for playing cards. Otherwise, the table is characteristic of a small group of New York card tables with bold serpentine fronts \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC188116","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1250, Made in probably London, England, British, Walrus ivory, Overall: 3 1\/16 x 2 9\/16 x 1 3\/8 in. (7.8 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm), Ivories-Walrus, Board games, especially chess, were integral to medieval courtly culture, as they were regarded as essential to honing tactical skills for the battlefield. 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(3 7\/8 x 5 3\/8 in.), Photographs, Unknown (British) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145057","c":"Chess Piece, Rook or Container, 11th\u009612th century, Attributed to Iran, possibly Saqqizabad, Ivory; carved and incised, H. 3 7\/8 in. (9.8 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC191532","c":"Burmese chess set, 18th century, Burmese, Ivory, leather, King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, each: 2 3\/4 in. (7.0 cm.); Pawn, each: 1 3\/4 in. (4.4 cm.); board: Sq. 17 3\/4 in. (45.1 cm.), Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC130329","c":"'Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess', Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1300\u009630, Made in Iran or Iraq, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, Painting: H. 1 15\/16 in. (4.9 cm), Codices, The text of the Shahnama has its own version of how the game of chess was introduced into Iran from India. 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(6.4 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm), Ivories \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC185615","c":"Drawings and Prints, Print, Retzsch's Extraordinary Design of Satan Playing at Chess with Man for his Soul, HB Sketches, No. 502, Subject, Artist, Publisher, Lithographer, Artist, Subject, Associated with, Daniel O'Connell, John Doyle, Thomas McLean, Alfred Duc\u00c3\u00b4te, Moritz Retzsch, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Irish, Cahirciveen, Kerry 1775\u00e2\u0080\u00931847 Genoa, Irish, Dublin 1797\u00e2\u0080\u00931868 London, British, active London 1788-1885, British, active 1830\u00e2\u0080\u009340, German, Dresden 1779\u00e2\u0080\u00931857 Hofl\u00c3\u00b6ssnitz bei Dresden, British, London 1779\u00e2\u0080\u00931848 Hertfordshire \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194174","c":"Chessmen (32), early 19th century, British, Bone, kings, confirmed: 4 3\/4 in. (12.1 cm) pawns, with slight variation in hts, confirmed: 1 5\/8 in. 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(45.1 cm.) sq.; 1\/4 in. deep, Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC199144","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1500, Netherlandish, Elephant ivory, Overall: 2 13\/16 x 1 7\/8 x 15\/16 in. (7.2 x 4.8 x 2.4 cm), Ivories, The knight is represented as a falconer. \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC200880","c":"Chessmen (32), 1853, British, Ivory, King: each, H. 5 1\/4 in. (13.3 cm); Pawn: each, H. 2 1\/4 in. (5.7 cm.); Only the tallest and shortest examples of chessmen measured for basic record., Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC117766","c":"'Buzurjmihr Masters the Game of Chess', Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1330\u009640, Attributed to Iran, probably Isfahan, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, Entire Page: 8 1\/16 x 4 7\/8 in. (20.5 x 12.4 cm), Codices, The king of Hind sent his ambassador to Nushirvan with a game of chess, challenging the Iranians to figure out how it was played. Only the young Buzurjmihr was able to do so within the time limit. Here, he is seen seated opposite the Indian ambassador (traditionally depicted in Persian paintings as a religious mendicant, regardless of rank or calling), demonstrating the game to Nushirvan, who is enthroned in a pose identical to that of the ruler in several of the miniatures in the most accomplished illustrated manuscript of the period, the great Ilkhanid Shahnama made in Tabriz \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145055","c":"Chess Piece, Rook, 7th\u00968th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory, H. 2 5\/16 in. (5.8 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC172081","c":"The Game of Chinese Chess, 1741\u009663, Etching and Engraving, sheet: 15 1\/2 x 10 7\/8 in. (39.4 x 27.7 cm), Prints, John Ingram (British, London 1721 active to 1763), After Fran\u00e7ois Boucher (French, Paris 1703\u00961770 Paris) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC183043","c":"Drawings and Prints, Print, Viennese Caf\u00c3\u00a9: The Chess Players (Wiener Caf\u00c3\u00a9: Die Schachspieler), Artist, Publisher, Moriz Jung, Wiener Werkst\u00c3\u00a4tte, Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885\u00e2\u0080\u00931915 Manilowa (Carpathians), Jung, Moriz, Wiener Werkst\u00c3\u00a4tte, Austrian, 1885, 1915, 1911, 1911, Color lithograph \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC143735","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Queen, 13th century, Scandinavian, Whale ivory, Overall: 2 5\/8 x 2 3\/8 x 1 7\/16 in. (6.7 x 6.1 x 3.6 cm), Ivories, Chess pieces in the form of a Queen were one of medieval Europe\u0092s key contributions to the game of chess as it is known today. Beginning in the 12th century, they gradually replaced the Viziers, the male advisers to the King in Islamic and Persian chess tradition \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145051","c":"Floral Gameboard, late 17th century, Made in India, Wood; painted, varnished and gilded; with metal hinges, H. 17 1\/4 in. (43.8 cm), Wood, This gameboard is painted on both sides with an eight by eight grid on one side for chess (the side on display) or draughts and a backgammon table on the other side. Both chess and backgammon were highly popular board games in the Islamic world and were even the subject of a Persian text composed in the ninth century, Wizarishn i catrang ud nihishn i new-ardashir (Explanation of Chess and the Invention of Backgammon) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC142079","c":"[Union Soldiers Sitting on Bench, Playing Cards], 1861\u00e2\u0080\u009365, Tintype, Plate: 8.9 x 6.4 cm (3 1\/2 x 2 1\/2 in.), Photographs, Unknown (American), During the war, not every hour of every day was devoted to fighting, marching, and drilling. To pass the time in the field and in the semi-permanents camps during the long winter months when the war essentially stopped, soldiers in the North and the South entertained themselves with games of cards, checkers, chess, and dominoes \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145050","c":"Chess Piece, Rook, 9th\u009612th century, Excavated in Iran, Nishapur, Ivory; carved, painted, H. 13\/16 in. (2 cm), Ivories and Bone \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC146498","c":"Wedding ensemble, 1868, American, (a\u00e2\u0080\u0093c) silk\/wool, According to family history, Amelia Jane Carley (1844\u00e2\u0080\u00931892) wore this dress at her marriage to William Edward Chess (1842\u00e2\u0080\u00931926) in 1868 in West Virginia, the half-mourning colors chosen in honor of those who died during the Civil War \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC135580","c":"'Gav and Talhand in Battle', Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1430\u009640, Attributed to India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 8 in. high 8.25 in. wide (20.3 cm high 20.9 cm wide), Codices, In this scene, the Indian princes Gav and Talhand battle over the kingdom of Hind. According to the Shahnama, the game of chess was invented to represent this battle, in which the brothers agreed to fight on a battlefield bordered by a deep trench from which neither could flee \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145053","c":"Chess Piece, Probably a Pawn, 11th\u009612th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory, H. 2 1\/4 in. (5.7 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194170","c":"Chessmen, late 18th century, Spanish or French, Ivory, ebonized boxwood, Queen 3 3\/16', King 3 1\/2', Bishop 2 5\/16', Knight 2 1\/2', Rook 2 3\/16', Pawn 1 9\/16', Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC172070","c":"The Game of Chinese Chess, 1741\u009663, Etching and engraving, sheet: 8 11\/16 x 5 11\/16 in. (22 x 14.5 cm), Prints, John Ingram (British, London 1721 active to 1763), After Fran\u00e7ois Boucher (French, Paris 1703\u00961770 Paris) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC197419","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Bishop with Two Attendants, 1150\u00961200, Made in probably Trondheim, Norway, Scandinavian, Walrus ivory, Overall: 3 3\/4 x 2 1\/2 x 1 7\/16 in. (9.6 x 6.3 x 3.6 cm), Ivories-Walrus, This twelfth-century ivory chess piece is carved in the form of an enthroned bishop who wears a miter, holds a crosier, and makes a gesture of blessing with two raised fingers. Two attendants crouch beside him, rendered on a much smaller scale to suggest lower status \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC198908","c":"Gaming Piece, 9th\u00e2\u0080\u009310th century, Attributed to Eastern Islamic lands, Glass; cut, tooled, and polished, H. 11\/16 in. (1.8 cm), Gaming pieces, Caliphal decrees prohibited the playing of chess (the pieces of which are customarily figural) for iconoclastic reasons as early as the eighth century. It is likely that chess pieces of the abstract type, such as those exhibited here, replaced the figural ones in order to circumvent those decrees \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145056","c":"Chess Piece, Knight, 8th\u009610th century, Attributed to Iran, Jet; carved, 1 11\/16 in. high 1 7\/16 in. long (4.3 cm high 3.7 cm long), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194173","c":"Chessmen (32), first half 19th century, French, Bone, Queen 2 3\/4', King 3', Bishop 2 11\/16', Knight 3', Rook 3 5\/16', Pawn 2 1\/8', Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194176","c":"Chessmen (32), early 19th century, Chinese, Opaline and moss agate, white king, confirmed: 5 1\/16 in. (12.9 cm); white pawns of irregular heights, confirmed: 2 7\/8 in. (7.3 cm); green king, confirmed: 5 in. (12.7 cm); green pawns of irregular heights, confirmed: 2 3\/4 in. (7.1 cm). Only the tallest and shortest examples of chessmen measured for basic record., Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145059","c":"Chess Piece, King, 13th\u009614th century, Attributed to Egypt or Syria, Glass; marvered and tooled, H. 1 3\/4 in. (4.5 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145509","c":"Chess Piece, Bishop, 9th\u009612th century, Excavated in Iran, Nishapur, Ivory; carved, painted, H. 7\/8 in. (2.3 cm), Ivories and Bone \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC105968","c":"Chess Piece, Bishop, 8th\u00e2\u0080\u009310th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory, H. 3-9\/16 in. (9 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194162","c":"Chessmen (32), ca. 1806\u00e2\u0080\u009337, Indian, Silver, Queen 1 7\/8', King 1 11\/16', Bishop 1 3\/16', Knight 1 1\/16', Rook 1 3\/16', Pawn 15\/16', Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194175","c":"Draughtsmen, 18th century, British, Wood lacquered, confirmed: 9\/16 in. \u00c3\u0097 1 in. (1.4 \u00c3\u0097 2.6 cm), Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC120252","c":"\u00e9\u0088\u00b4\u00e6\u009c\u00a8\u00e6\u0098\u00a5\u00e4\u00bf\u00a1\u00e7\u0094\u00bb\u00e3\u0080\u0080\u00e5\u00b0\u0086\u00e6\u00a3\u008b\u00e3\u0083\u00bb\u00e4\u00b8\u0089\u00e5\u008d\u0081\u00e5\u0085\u00ad\u00e6\u00ad\u008c\u00e4\u00bb\u0099\u00e3\u0080\u0080\u00e3\u0080\u008c\u00e4\u00b8\u00ad\u00e7\u00b4\u008d\u00e8\u00a8\u0080\u00e5\u0085\u00bc\u00e8\u00bc\u0094\u00e3\u0080\u008d, A Young Woman and Man Playing Sh\u00c5\u008dgi (Japanese Chess); Ch\u00c5\u00abnagon Kanesuke, from a series alluding to the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Sanj\u00c5\u00abrokkasen), Edo period (1615\u00e2\u0080\u00931868), ca. 1767\u00e2\u0080\u009369, Japan, Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper, 11 1\/8 x 8 1\/8 in. (28.3 x 20.6 cm), Prints, Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725\u00e2\u0080\u00931770), A young woman watches her male companion make the final moves in a game of sh\u00c5\u008dgi (Japanese chess) next to an andon floor lamp signaling nighttime and a fan indicating summer. The series to which this print belongs links classical poems by thirty-six of the most famous poets of ancient and medieval times with up-to-date images of young men and women in fashionable garb \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194164","c":"Chessmen (32), ca. 1800\u00e2\u0080\u00931810, British, Castleford, Porcelain, salt glaze, Queen 3 1\/8, King 3 5\/16, Bishop 2 11\/16, Knight 2 1\/4, Rook 1 3\/4, Pawn 2 5\/16, Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC142692","c":"Die Schachspieler - Les joueurs d'\u00c3\u00a9checs - The Chess Players, 1831, Etchings, Overall: 11 x 14 5\/16 x 1\/16 in. (28 x 36.3 x 0.2 cm), Books, Moritz Retzsch (German, Dresden 1779\u00e2\u0080\u00931857 Hofl\u00c3\u00b6ssnitz bei Dresden) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145650","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Warder (Rook) or Pawn, 12th century, Scandinavian, Whale ivory, 1 7\/8 \u00d7 1 1\/4 \u00d7 7\/8 in. (4.8 \u00d7 3.2 \u00d7 2.3 cm), Ivories, Armed and ready for battle, the standing warrior appears in full body mail and a long cloak. He hunches his shoulder slightly, as if from the weight of his armor, and yet has an open, almost smiling face \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194178","c":"Chessmen, 18th century, Indian, Ivory, King: each, H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.); Pawn: each, H. 1 in. (2.5 cm.) (Only the tallest and shortest examples of chessmen measured for basic record.), Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC145054","c":"Chess Piece, Bishop, 7th\u00968th century, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Ivory, H. 2 3\/16 in. (5.5 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC117767","c":"'The First Combat of Gav and Talhand', Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1330\u009640, Attributed to Iran, probably Isfahan, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, Page: 8 1\/16 x 5 1\/4 in. (20.5 x 13.3 cm), Codices, Three battles between two Indian princes - half brothers contending for the throne - resulted in the invention of the game of chess, to explain the death of one of them to their grieving mother. The Persian word shah mat, or checkmate, indicating a position of no escape, describes the plight of Talhand at the end of the third battle \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC114499","c":"Chess Piece, Pawn or Backgammon Piece, 10th\u009611th century or later, Attributed to Western Islamic Lands, Rock-crystal, H. 1 in. (2.5 cm), Gaming pieces \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194166","c":"Chessmen (32) and board, ca. 1840\u00e2\u0080\u009350, German, Silver, silver gilt, Board: 14 7\/16' x 14 1\/8' x 3 1\/16' , Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC143641","c":"The Chess Players, ca. 1845, Salted paper print from paper negative, 19.5 x 14.4 cm. (7 11\/16 x 5 11\/16 in.), Photographs, Likely by Antoine-Fran\u00e7ois-Jean Claudet (French, active Great Britain, 1797\u00961867), Possibly by Nicolaas Henneman (Dutch, Heemskerk 1813\u00961898 London) \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC137618","c":"Game Piece with Menelaus and Companions Battling Proteus, ca. 1125\u009650, North French, Walrus ivory, Overall: 2 3\/8 x 11\/16 in. (6 x 1.7 cm), Ivories-Walrus, Objects related to the games of tables and chess were among Salgo\u0092s favorite items. Such games were predecessors of modern backgammon and widespread in Medieval Europe. Surviving ivory game pieces are rare, and this is the only known piece from a thirty-piece set \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194168","c":"Chessmen, 18th century, British, Ivory, Queen 2 1\/2', King 2 15\/16', Bishop 2 3\/4', Knight 2 1\/8', Pawn 1 13\/16', Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC093529","c":"Chess set, ca. 1800, Made in India, Lacquered wood, ivory, Board: 1 3\/4 x 16 5\/8 x 16 5\/8 in. (4.4 x 42.2 x 42.2 cm), Natural Substances, The game of chess probably originated in India, where ivory chess pieces have been found dating as far back as the eighth century. This set and board were made for the Western market but are distinguished from the majority of export pieces by their exquisitely intricate carving \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC117874","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1350\u00e2\u0080\u009375, Western European, possibly British, Ivory (elephant), H. 2 13\/32 in. (6.1 cm); L. 2 3\/4 in. (6.4 cm); W. 5\/8 in. (1.6 cm), Sculpture, This remarkably detailed ivory chessman\u00e2\u0080\u0093\u00e2\u0080\u0093the solitary survivor of an otherwise vanished set\u00e2\u0080\u0093\u00e2\u0080\u0093provides a rare representation of a complete late-fourteenth-century armor for both man and horse. Moreover, it appears to be one of the earliest of such depictions sculptured fully in the round to survive from before the sixteenth century \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC194165","c":"Chessmen (32), mid-19th century, British, Bone, ivory, Queen 3 5\/16, King 3 5\/8, Bishop 2 1\/2, Knight 2 3\/8, Rook 2 1\/16, Pawn 1 3\/4, Chess Sets \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC151915","c":"[Men Playing Chess, Damascus], 1888, Albumen silver print from glass negative, Photographs, Unknown \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC117877","c":"Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1510\u00e2\u0080\u009330, Western European, possibly German or British, Ivory (elephant), L. 2 1\/16 in. (5.2 cm); H. 1 13\/16 in. (4.6 cm), Sculpture, This ivory chessman, the only survivor of an otherwise vanished set\u00e2\u0080\u0093\u00e2\u0080\u0093nevertheless gives a good impression of a complete armor for both man and horse as worn throughout Europe during the early sixteenth century \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC132094","c":"Chess Set, 12th century, Attributed to Iran, Nishapur, Stonepaste; molded and glazed, Largest piece (King) H. 2 in. 5.5 cm, Gaming pieces, This nearly complete chess set is one of the earliest extant examples in the world. The pieces are abstract forms: the shah (king) is represented as a throne; the vizier (the equivalent of the queen) is a smaller throne; the elephant (bishop) has two tusklike protrusions; the horse (knight) has a triangular knob representing its head; the chariot (rook) is rectangular with a wedge at the top; and the pawns are faceted hemispheres with knobs \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true},{"t":1485879146,"f":"LC139932","c":"'Buzurjmihr Masters the Hindu Game of Chess', Folio 639v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1530\u009635, Made in Iran, Tabriz, Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper, Painting: 9 5\/8 x 6 7\/8 in. (24.4 x 17.5 cm), Codices, Painting attributed to 'Abd al-Vahhab, In negotiations between Iran and India concerning the payment of tribute to Iran, the king of India sent a challenge to the shah. If the shah could figure out the rules of the game that we know as chess from the board and pieces that he sent with his envoy, India would pay the tribute \/ Liszt Collection \/ TopFoto","BuyPrint":true}]}