Italian Medieval Style Pewter Chess Pieces.
Offered here is set of Italian Medieval Style Pewter Chessmen. The King stands 4.2″ tall with a 1.2″ octagonal base. The pieces are quite heavy. The Pieces and Pawns are represented by visages setting atop elongated octagonal pedestals. Each of the chessmen is masterfully detailed and hand-painted and rest atop felt base pads. These were most likely cast and detailed in Italy around 1960. The chessboard shown is not included, but a suitable chessboard can be found elsewhere on this site.