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Wooden Chess Box Greek Roman period (turquoise)

176.00

Chessboard: Brass
Board size: 28cm x 28cm
Chessmen: Zinc Alloy 5
Weight: 1.6kg
Square size: 2.5cm
Chess pawns details:
Condition: New, Handmade in Greece.
King Height: 5.4 cm(2.125″)
King Base: 1.9 cm(0.75″)
Pawns material: Brass and Nickel Plated cast Zinc
Exterior Material: Brass board over wood

The theme for this beautiful chess set is inspired by the Greek-Roman period. Greek sculptors loved to recreate this divine conflict through their art. This period was characterized by fierce local as well as international wars. The aggressiveness of the Pawn and the Knight fully represent the ferocity of these wars. The posture of the King and Queen indicates their unquestionable leadership. The Bishop reveals his consideration for the movements of the imminent battle. Finally, the Castle is a reproduction of a pillar which characterized the archite

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