Lot #864. Mid-Century Modern Eames Aluminum Chess Set

$495.00

A set of Eames Minimalist Style Aluminum Chessmen, cut from extruded Aluminum bar. The King stands 2.7″ tall with a 1″ square base. Natural and anodized Aluminum pieces are in excellent condition. The Mahogany storage box included. Circa 1960s.

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Description

Mid-Century Minimalist Style Eames Aluminum Chessmen.

Offered here is a rare set of Art Deco Inspired Eames Minimalist Style Aluminum Chessmen. The modernist pieces are sliced from an extruded stainless-steel bar, natural and chemically blackened. The pieces are designed to suggest a subtle Staunton silhouette. The King stands 2.7″ tall with a 1″ square base. The chess pieces are in excellent condition. The Mahogany storage box included, but not the chessboard. However, a suitable chessboard can be found here.

These unique Silhouettes were fabricated from extruded Aluminum by Alufa Aluminum company as gifts for their Executives and VIPs. This was a very limited production chess set. Only 100 sets were produced to celebrate the merger of the Alufa and Mifa companies. This is a complete set in a presentation box. The pieces are in excellent condition. The set is mid-20th Century German.

 

 

Additional information

Weight9 lbs
Dimensions14 × 12 × 10 in

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