The Gods Chessmen by Franklin Mint.
Offered here are the Gods Chessmen by the Franklin Mint, produced in 1988. Each of the chessmen are original sculptures, meticulously hand crafted in the finest bisque porcelain, accented with 24 karat gold banding. A masterpiece of incomparable Elegance, the chessmen were inspired by Gods of Ancient Greece & Rome and created by World-Renowned sculptor Stuart Mark Feldman, handcrafted in White and Black Bisque porcelain. The King stands an impressive Kings 6 inches Tall.
King: Jupiter (Jove), King of Gods
Queen: Venus, Goddess of Love
Bishops: Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom; Neptune God of the Seas
Knights: Diana, Goddess of the Hunt and Moon; Mercury God of Merchants and Merchandise
Rooks: Corinthian Columns
Pawns: Roman Eagle
King: Zeus, King of the Olympian Gods
Queen: Aphrodite, Goddess of Love
Bishops: Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, Poseidon God of the Sea
Knights: Hermes, God of commerce, Artemis Goddess of the Hunt and Moon
Rooks: Ionic Column
This lot does not include a chessboard or any of the original packaging or description cards.