Lot #R127. Greek Deity Chessmen

$395.00

Greek Deity Chessmen. Chess pieces are miniature sculptures in cream and antiqued ivory colored cast stone resin felted pieces. The King stands 3-7/8″ inches Tall with a 1-1/4″ base. The bishop is taller. No chessboard is included. The set is as new.

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Description

Greek Deity Chessmen

Grecian Deith Chessmen
Spartin King Leonidas

Offered here is a superb set of Greek Deity Chessmen crafted from natural and stained ivory-colored crushed stone composite. Each of the chess pieces is original sculpture, meticulously hand crafted and felted. The chessmen were inspired by Gods of Ancient Greece. The King stands 3-7/8″ inches Tall with a 1-1/4″ base. The bishop is considerably taller. The set of Greek Deity Chessmen is complete. The chessmen are as new.  The chessboard on which the pieces are displayed is not included, but a suitable chessboard can be found here.

The quality and detail of these pieces is impeccable.  These majestic pieces can be proudly displayed as statuettes — it’s like having a miniature museum exhibit!  This lot includes the 32 chess pieces, which play and display best on a chessboard with 2-1/4″ or 2-3/8″ squares.

 

 

The characters represented by the respective chessmen are:

King: Hercules
Queen: Venus
Bishops: Athena Giustiniani

Knights: Parthenian Grecian Warhorses
Rooks: Grecian Urns
Pawns: Greek Hoplite Military Soldiers

 

Additional information

Weight9 lbs
Dimensions14 × 12 × 10 in

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