Lot #R199. Vintage “Nutty Guitars” Spanish Brutalist Design Chessmen

$395.00

A Vintage steel screw and bolt Spanish Brutalist chess set in a Flamenco Dancers design. The chess pieces are fashioned from bolts washers and cutlery. The King stands 4-3/8” tall with a 1-1/8” base. The pieces do not have base pads. The chess set was designed by Walter Joffroy. Circa 1960.

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Vintage “Nutty Guitars” Spanish Brutalist Chessmen.

Nutty Guitars Spanish Brutalist Chessmen

Offered here is a Vintage steel screw and bolt Spanish Brutalist chess set in a Spanish Flamenco Dancers design. Eah of the chess pieces is a sculpture fashioned from bolts washers and cutlery. One army has a brown patination, the other is left natural. The Kings are guitar players, the Queens are flamenco dancers. The bishops are hat-wearing guitars and the Knight, according to the Spanish tradition, is a meticulously crafted donkey. The Rooks are simple turrets while the Pawns are represented as guitars. The King stands 4-3/8” tall with a 1-1/8” base. The pieces do not have base pads.

The chessmen are in excellent condition. The chess set was designed by Walter Joffroy and dates to around 1960. The contemporary chessboard shown is not included. A suitable chessboard can be found here.

Additional information

Weight6 lbs
Dimensions12 × 12 × 10 in

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