Lot #R147. Bauhaus Style Olivewood Chess Set

$199.00

Offered here is a Bauhaus Style Olivewood Chess Set. The weighted and felted wooden pieces are rosewood and Olivewood. The King measures 4-1/2” tall with a 1-1/2” diameter base. The chessmen are in as new condition.

 

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Description

Bauhaus Style Olivewood Chessmen.

Offered here is a Bauhaus Style Olivewood Chess Set. The minimalist wooden pieces are Olivewood and Rosewood. The King stands 4-1/2” tall with a 1” diameter base. The chessmen are in as new condition. No chessboard is included, but a suitable chessboard can be found here.

The striking feature of the design of the chess pieces is their purity of form. This ultra-modern design is a perfect example of the Bauhaus philosophy of simplicity, functionality, and innovative aesthetics. The chess men are a timeless combination of art and form. What is imperceptibly special about the Bauhaus design philosophy is simplicity. The maker of this set, and the date of manufacture are unknown. The pieces are in like new condition.

Additional information

Weight4 lbs
Dimensions12 × 12 × 8 in

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