Share your favorites on Show & Tell

African 'Impressionist' Chess Set

In Games > Chess Sets > Show & Tell.
Chess Sets58 of 80what era is this chess set  from?Tagua Nut Chessmen
1
Love it
1
Like it

aeonaeon likes this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 3 years ago

Email

jwendell222
(66 items)

Made of solid terracotta, natural and painted white. Likely fired in an open pit. Obviously hand molded, with rank of the pieces quite clear. Kings are 4" high. Have not found another set like this, perhaps one-off? If you have seen a set like this, I’d like to hear of it.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.