Bejeweled Hungarian Mint Chess Set

Lot #105. Hungarian Mint Chess Set

Hungarian Mint Chess Set

A Hungarian Mint Chess Set with gold and silver plated chessmen richly decorated with opaque enamel. Each figure is hand-crafted.  It is the only green bejeweled chess set in the States. The chess set was produced by the Hungarian and Italian mints. Enamel is the key decorative element. The different colors of enamel differentiate the two sides. The mahogany Board/Box is richly decorated with painted pictures and intricate gold filigree. Large precious stones are inlaid on the top of the set. The board/box measures 12” x 12” and opens at the top for storage. The King stands 2-1/2” tall. Set #519h162b.

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