Herman Ohme Abstract Chess Set

Lot #157. Herman Ohme Abstract Chess Set

Herman Ohme Abstract Chess Set.

This lot features the 1960s iconic modernist chess set designed by Herman Ohme. This Danish Modern minimalist style Ohme Chess Set is cast in white and black plastic. The King stands 3.6″ tall with a 1.3″ diameter base. The chessmen are weighted and rest atop brown felt base pads. The design was copyrighted in 1960 by Ohme and carries the  U.S Patent No. 171-285. The chessmen are housed in their original black paper covered cardboard box. There is no chessboard. The chessmen are like new, the box has one corner separation. The sets were produced by Ohme in Venice, CA.

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