20th Century Design
24 Apr, 2018
Avian themed sterling silver chess set
Avian themed chess set. The pawns are based on swans, the "aggressive" pieces based on predators - raptors, etc. Highly polished sterling silver and oxidised and oiled sterling silver. Approximately 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of silver used.
The box is solid Walnut with ebony and curly maple inlay for the playing surface. The playing surface is edged in Madagascar rose wood.
Box measures 18" square on the playing surface and the tallest piece (King) measures 3.5 inches.
Estimate: €1.500 - €2.500