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Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
By Michael Graves (b.1934)
Located in New York, NY
Carved wood chess and checkers set with board and box by famed architect Michael Graves. Chess board is marked with Graves tag; each chess and pawn piece is signed Graves; USA, circa...
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Games

Materials

Resin, Wood

  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
H 2.75 in. W 16.5 in. D 16.5 in.
Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
By Michael Graves (b.1934)
Located in New York, NY
Carved wood chess and checkers set with board and box by famed architect Michael Graves. Chess board is marked with Graves tag; each chess and pawn piece is signed Graves; USA, circa...
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Games

Materials

Resin, Wood

  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
  • Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
H 2.75 in. W 16.5 in. D 16.5 in.
Chess Board
Located in Nantucket, MA
English inlaid traveling chess board.
Category

Antique Mid-18th Century English Games

Materials

Wood

  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
H 1.5 in. W 14 in. D 7 in.
Chess Board
By Au Départ
Located in Milan, IT
Part of the Music and Games collection, this elegant trunk combines a modern aesthetic with the old-fashioned allure of Classic board games, conveniently stored all in one place. The...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Games

Materials

Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
  • Chess Board
H 2.56 in. W 29.14 in. D 18.9 in.
Stones Chess Game
Located in Paris, FR
Chess stones game with black and white pieces made in stone with 24-karat gold-plated metal ornaments. Checkerboard made with black stone, white stone, black resin and wood. Checke...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Games

Materials

Stone, Gold Plate

  • Stones Chess Game
  • Stones Chess Game
  • Stones Chess Game
  • Stones Chess Game
H 2.37 in. W 16.15 in. D 16.15 in.
Otterburn Chess Set
By Richy Almond, Novocastrian
Located in Washington, GB
A special chess set in solid, hand-patinated brass and walnut. Handcrafted in the North to order. Available in a range of materials and finishes, Otterburn can truly be customized an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Games

Materials

Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze, Steel, Copper

  • Otterburn Chess Set
  • Otterburn Chess Set
  • Otterburn Chess Set
  • Otterburn Chess Set
H 0.79 in. W 17.72 in. D 17.72 in.
Back Light Chess Board with Cylindrical Colorful Chess Pieces
By Orfeo Quagliata
Located in Naucalpan, Edo de Mex
This chess belongs to the Board Games collection designed by Orfeo Quagliata. Exclusive techniques from the artist. 100% handmade with highest quality material. The chess pieces f...
Category

2010s Mexican Game Boards

Materials

Art Glass

Chess Piece for Michael Graves Chess Set, circa 2000
By Michael Graves (b.1934)
Located in New York, NY
Individual and original replacement chess pieces for the Michael Graves chess and checkers game board. Each chess piece is sold and priced individually, circa 2000. Please specify...
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Games

Materials

Resin

1950s Modernist Chess Set
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A modernist chess set in chrome-plated brass with a vintage cork board. The pieces are differentiated by having either a smooth polished finish or a subtle ripple texture.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Brass

  • 1950s Modernist Chess Set
  • 1950s Modernist Chess Set
  • 1950s Modernist Chess Set
  • 1950s Modernist Chess Set
H 4 in. W 16.75 in. D 16.75 in.
Back Light Chess Board with Cubic Black and White Chess Pieces
By Orfeo Quagliata
Located in Naucalpan, Edo de Mex
This chess belongs to the Board Games collection designed by Orfeo Quagliata. Exclusive techniques from the artist. 100% handmade with highest quality material. The chess pieces f...
Category

2010s Mexican Game Boards

Materials

Art Glass

Agresti Walnut Casino Royale Multi Game Backgammon Chess Roulette Poker Chess
By Agresti
Located in New York, NY
Multigame chest in matte Canaletto walnut with brown leather handles. It contains roulette, rake, Roulette/Craps/Bridge carpets, chips, chess, chessboard, backgammon, mahjong, poker,...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Games

Materials

Walnut

Italian Glass Chess Set
Located in New York, NY
Well detailed and beautiful Italian glass chess set with matching glass board.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Games

Materials

Glass

Large Mid-Century Modern Lucite Chess Set with Elaborate Chess Pieces
Located in New York, NY
A large Mid-Century Modern Lucite black, white and clear chess set with elaborate chess pieces and a clear Lucite cover. Very rare and heavy piece, made in the 1960s in the United St...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Lucite

American Boxed Chess Set 'Chess-Nuts' by Invento for Hammacher Schlemmer.
By Hammacher Schlemmer, Gem Precision, Invento Products
Located in Port Hope, ON
This complete American Mid Century 'Chess-Nuts' chess set contains pieces entirely constructed from nuts, bolts, washers and wing nuts, all finished in bronze and brass. It was pro...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Steel

Scacchiera Chess Board by Bosa
By Bosa
Located in New York, NY
Scacchiera ceramic chess board by Bosa. Dimensions: Inches 25 x 25 x H 6.2. Bosa, the internationally known Venetian ceramics workshop, has been creating completely handmade ob...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Games

Materials

Ceramic

Scacchiera Chess Board by Bosa
H 6.2 in. W 25 in. D 25 in.
Vintage Marble Chess Board with Hand Carved Green and White Onyx Chess Pieces
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage large heavy marble chess set complete board in white and black with chess set with elaborately onyx hand carved chess pieces. Complete green malachite and white marble stone...
Category

20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Stone, Malachite, Onyx

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Chess Board, Chess Game sodalite ,marble
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Sterling silver bi-color chessboard and chess game in medieval style. The chessboard is in molten silver with blue lapis and white color marble on four horses Total 10,000 grams.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Renaissance Sterling Silver

Materials

Marble, Sterling Silver

Chess Game by Michel Dumas
By Michel Dumas
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Chess game by Michel Dumas. Located in NYC
Category

Late 20th Century French Games

Materials

Lucite, Mirror

  • Chess Game by Michel Dumas
  • Chess Game by Michel Dumas
  • Chess Game by Michel Dumas
  • Chess Game by Michel Dumas
H 1 in. W 1 in. D 1 in.
Italian Neoclassical Alabaster Chess Set
Located in New York, NY
Turn of the century Italian Neoclassical black and red alabaster chess set with 32 pieces (as is).
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Games

Materials

Alabaster

Inox and Metal Chess Board
Located in Meyrin, CH
Inox and metal chess board, signed Joaquin Berao 38/100.
Category

Vintage 1970s European Games

Materials

Metal

  • Inox and Metal Chess Board
  • Inox and Metal Chess Board
  • Inox and Metal Chess Board
  • Inox and Metal Chess Board
H 1.58 in. W 11.42 in. D 10.63 in.
20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Chess Board, Chess Game Red Jasper, Marble
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Sterling silver bi-color chessboard and chess game in "Florence" style. The chessboard is in molten silver with red jasper and white color marble The work was engraved with the ...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Renaissance Sterling Silver

Materials

Marble, Sterling Silver

African Hand Carved Stone Chess Set
Located in Weesp, NL
This unique 1980 stone hand cut chess set was a gift from the government of Kenya to the Italian ambassador to South Africa, the late mister Vincenzo Schioppa. The set is in great co...
Category

Vintage 1980s Kenyan Post-Modern Games

Materials

Stone

  • African Hand Carved Stone Chess Set
  • African Hand Carved Stone Chess Set
  • African Hand Carved Stone Chess Set
  • African Hand Carved Stone Chess Set
H 5.32 in. W 13.39 in. D 13.19 in.
Victor Vasarely Artistic Chess Set, 1979
By Victor Vasarely
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Victor Vasarely, chess set, plexiglass, France, 1979 Victor Vasarely (1906-1997), one of the important artists of the optical art, designed this chess set in 1979. On a cross-legged...
Category

Vintage 1970s French Post-Modern Games

Materials

Plexiglass

  • Victor Vasarely Artistic Chess Set, 1979
  • Victor Vasarely Artistic Chess Set, 1979
  • Victor Vasarely Artistic Chess Set, 1979
  • Victor Vasarely Artistic Chess Set, 1979
H 16.93 in. W 27.56 in. D 27.56 in.
Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
By Alberto and Diego Giacometti
Located in Halle, DE
Stunning chess set with cast bronze player pieces and hammered and patinated brass board.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Brutalist Games

Materials

Brass, Brass, Bronze

  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
H 4.34 in. W 15.75 in. D 15.75 in.
Custom Chess Set and Game Table
By Bridges over Time Originals
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A custom made walnut and maple chess set and game table we commissioned. It is solidly made with squares of curly maple and walnut. The table legs and borders are solid walnut. The c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Game Tables

Materials

Birdseye Maple, Oak, Walnut

  • Custom Chess Set and Game Table
  • Custom Chess Set and Game Table
  • Custom Chess Set and Game Table
  • Custom Chess Set and Game Table
H 30.25 in. W 36 in. D 36 in.
Moroccan Handcrafted Chess Thuya Wood Box
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Decorative Moroccan chess handcrafted thuya wood box. Moroccan artists continue the long tradition that creating beautiful and functional pieces from roots and branches of the rare ...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Moorish Game Boards

Materials

Wood

Golf Inspired Chess Set by Agresti
By Agresti
Located in New York, NY
White bird’s-eye maple and erable. Hand-painted Golf chessmen.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Games

Materials

Birdseye Maple

1930 Belgian Congo Ivory Chess Set
Located in Weesp, NL
Ivory chess set Belgian Congo, 1930 Complete ivory chess set carved in traditional African style. One side stained dark, the other natural ivory. The knights have the shape of cro...
Category

Vintage 1930s Congolese Art Deco Games

Materials

Ivory

  • 1930 Belgian Congo Ivory Chess Set
  • 1930 Belgian Congo Ivory Chess Set
  • 1930 Belgian Congo Ivory Chess Set
  • 1930 Belgian Congo Ivory Chess Set
H 0.79 in. W 12.21 in. D 12.21 in.
Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
By Maria Jarreau Heller
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Designed and created by American multi-media artist Maria Jarreau Heller, with reverse painted glass board sectioned with gilt. Board is 14 inch X 14 inch. King game piece stands 2.5...
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Glass, Wood

  • Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
  • Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
  • Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
  • Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
H 2.5 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Agresti Wood Marble Golf Club Chess Set
By Agresti
Located in New York, NY
White bird’s-eye maple and green marble chess set. Hand painted Golf chessmen.   
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Games

Materials

Birdseye Maple

Signed Acrylic Modernist Bauhaus Inspired Chess Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A large, and quite spectacular acrylic Mid Century chess set. The board is very thick and substantial on four thick disk legs, the pieces are defined by a painted yellow or orange co...
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Acrylic

Antique Rustic French Stone Chess, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique rustic stone chess. By unknown manufacturer from France, circa 1940. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. ...
Category

Vintage 1940s French Rustic Games

Materials

Stone

Decorative Object Tower's Chess from the 1960s
Located in bari, IT
Original decorative object depicting an element of the game of chess, the rook, 1960s production in bronze with wooden base.
Category

Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Bronze

  • Decorative Object Tower's Chess from the 1960s
  • Decorative Object Tower's Chess from the 1960s
  • Decorative Object Tower's Chess from the 1960s
  • Decorative Object Tower's Chess from the 1960s
H 22.84 in. W 9.85 in. D 9.85 in.
Antique Rustic French Stone Chess, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique rustic stone chess. By unknown manufacturer from France, circa 1940. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. ...
Category

Vintage 1940s French Rustic Games

Materials

Stone

20th Century Sculptural Italian Chess Game
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Brass chess board and chess game made with the ancient casting technique. After casting, the finish was chiseled and subsequently silvered and finished with 24-carat gold plating. ...
Category

Vintage 1980s Medieval Sheffield and Silverplate

Materials

Silver Plate

  • 20th Century Sculptural Italian Chess Game
  • 20th Century Sculptural Italian Chess Game
  • 20th Century Sculptural Italian Chess Game
  • 20th Century Sculptural Italian Chess Game
H 5.91 in. W 19.3 in. D 19.3 in.
Original Vintage 1966 Austin Cox Chess Set
By Austin Enterprises
Located in East Hampton, NY
Marked Austin Enterprises to the bottom of every piece, this wonderful vintage aluminum chess game set from 1966 comes in its original box. The box can be hung on the wall (see im...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Aluminum

  • Original Vintage 1966 Austin Cox Chess Set
  • Original Vintage 1966 Austin Cox Chess Set
  • Original Vintage 1966 Austin Cox Chess Set
  • Original Vintage 1966 Austin Cox Chess Set
H 5.5 in. W 18 in. D 1.5 in.
Persian Styled Octagonal Backgammon and Chess Game
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Intricately inlaid handcrafted Persian styled chess game board and pieces. Handcrafted beautiful Middle Eastern Persian Khatam chess board covered with very delicate micro mosaic ma...
Category

Mid-20th Century Lebanese Moorish Game Boards

Materials

Wood

Michael Graves Postmodern Chess and Checkers Set
By Michael Graves (b.1934)
Located in North Miami, FL
This original Postmodern Michael Graves chess set with checkers pieces has been fully restored with the wood which is 2 variants of maple. The resin players are a composition. It has...
Category

1990s American Post-Modern Games

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Modernist Chess Set #5606 by Carl Auböck
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Berlin, DE
A chessboard made from black and natural leather with 32 nickel pieces. Designed in the 1950s by Carl Auböck. Made in Vienna.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Nickel

  • Modernist Chess Set #5606 by Carl Auböck
  • Modernist Chess Set #5606 by Carl Auböck
  • Modernist Chess Set #5606 by Carl Auböck
  • Modernist Chess Set #5606 by Carl Auböck
H 3.23 in. W 14.57 in. D 14.57 in.
Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
Located in Stamford, CT
Carved bone miniature chess set and table, Switzerland, 19th century. With white and red chess pieces, though some pieces are missing. The Stanhope lens ( also known as an 'Optical B...
Category

Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Models and Miniatures

Materials

Bone

  • Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
  • Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
  • Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
  • Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
H 2.75 in. W 1.625 in. D 1.625 in.
Vintage Cork and Wood Backgammon/ Chess Board
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage game board with backgammon on one side and chess on the other. Sturdy wood framed board. Wood chess game board with cork backgammon game board on the reverse side. Good vinta...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Games

Materials

Wood, Cork

  • Vintage Cork and Wood Backgammon/ Chess Board
  • Vintage Cork and Wood Backgammon/ Chess Board
  • Vintage Cork and Wood Backgammon/ Chess Board
  • Vintage Cork and Wood Backgammon/ Chess Board
H 1.25 in. W 21.88 in. D 22 in.
Chess Set by Gabrielle Shelton, USA, 2016
By Gabrielle Shelton
Located in New York, NY
Chess set in polished and patinated bronze. Designed and handmade by Gabrielle Shelton, USA, 2016.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Games

Materials

Bronze

Contemporary Aluminum Chess Set, by Justin D. Philips
By Justin D. Philips
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary American powder-coated aluminum chess set with thirty-two black and grey square pieces of various height accompanied by a board, table, and fitted storage. Item is Set N...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Games

Materials

Aluminum

Rene Dumas Lucite Sculptural Chess Players French Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
The designer of these amazing vintage French lucite modernist chess players from the 1970s are by Renee Dumas who is related to the Hermes family. They are aubergine eggplant color a...
Category

Vintage 1970s French Modern Games

Materials

Lucite

Vintage Italian Malachite and Marple Chess Board, 1970s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A circular chess board fashioned from malachite and bone Marple. Manufactured in Italy during the 1960s or 1970s.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Malachite

Carved Green Malachite and Marble Chess Set - Mexico
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Complete green Malachite and white marble stone chessboard with game pieces. Hand carved from three different types of stone, this striking gameboard will be a gorgeous addition to a...
Category

20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Game Boards

Materials

Stone, Malachite, Quartz, Marble

Cylindrical Art Glass Chess and Wood Lathed Table
By Orfeo Quagliata
Located in Naucalpan, Edo de Mex
This Board Games edition presents classic games and decorative pieces like Backgammon, Chess and Tic Tac Toe, made out of wood and glass. Since 2000, Orfeo Quagliata offers a remark...
Category

2010s Mexican Game Boards

Materials

Art Glass, Wood

Michael Graves Postmodern Chess and Checkers Set, Signed
By Michael Graves (b.1934)
Located in Miami, FL
Original Michael Graves chess and checkers set made of two tone maple wood. The chess pieces are composite and it contains both full sets along with plastic holder for travel.
Category

Vintage 1980s Unknown Post-Modern Games

Materials

Maple

German Midcentury Hand Carved Black Forest Chess Set
Located in New York, NY
German Midcentury hand carved Black Forest chess set. Board features marquetry work on back and inlay work on front. 32 chess pieces are hand carved and feature local German characte...
Category

Vintage 1950s German Black Forest Games

Materials

Wood

Medieval Chess Set by Duncan on Onyx Board
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful medieval style chess set with onyx chessboard. The ceramic chess pieces are made by Duncan and are hand painted, they range from 3" high (pawns) to 4.5" high (king) and are...
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Onyx

  • Medieval Chess Set by Duncan on Onyx Board
  • Medieval Chess Set by Duncan on Onyx Board
  • Medieval Chess Set by Duncan on Onyx Board
  • Medieval Chess Set by Duncan on Onyx Board
H .75 in. W 16.25 in. D 16.25 in.
American Rustic "Tramp Art" Style Chess Game Table
Located in New York, NY
American rustic tramp art style game table with green and red painted top supported with a pedestal base on a round platform (32 chess pieces), signed 1994 Paul Cunningham.  
Category

Late 20th Century American Rustic Games

Materials

Wood

Hand-Built Modernist Wood and Brass Chess Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A wonderful, hand-built, modernist wood and brass chess set. Contrasting woods with cast-brass-capped, conical pieces on an extraordinary and unusual stepped playing board. Stylish a...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Brass

Small Satinwood and Rosewood Chess Board, circa 1920
Located in London, GB
A fabulous smaller scale mahogany framed chess board with mahogany back and squares of satinwood and rosewood (probably made by Jaques of London but missing label), circa 1920. Dime...
Category

Vintage 1920s British Games

Materials

Mahogany, Rosewood, Satinwood

Italian Mid-Century Modern Gold and Silver Chess Set
By Ottaviani
Located in Weesp, NL
This big, elegant and stylish Mid-Century Modern Italian gold and silver chess set is truly stunning. The pieces are made of gold and silver plated Mastic and in fantastic condition....
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Gold Plate, Silver Plate

19th Century Chinese Lacquer Giltwood Board Chess Set
Located in Savannah, GA
This exceptional 19th century Cantonese chess set features thirty-two intricately carved bone figural chess pieces complete with a fine period Chinese decorated giltwood lacquered hi...
Category

Antique 1880s Chinese Chinese Export Games

Materials

Bone, Giltwood

Modern Vintage Black and White Plastic Chess, 1970s, Austria
Located in Vienna, AT
A modern vintage black and white plastic chess, which was made in Austria, 1970s, The plastic game board is flexible and therefore it allows the board to roll. Also the figures wer...
Category

Late 20th Century Austrian Modern Games

Materials

Plastic

1970s French Modernist Glass Brass and Chrome Chess Set
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1970s chess set designed and manufactured in France. Glass board with brass feet. chrome-plated steel and brass pieces. Chess board measures: 41cm x 41cm x H 2.5cm King measur...
Category

Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Extruded Aluminum Chess Set by Alcoa
By ALCOA
Located in New York, NY
American Mid-Century Modern extruded aluminum chess set featuring thirty-two stylized pieces and including the original presentation box. Stamped "Austin Enterprises 1962, Made by Al...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Aluminum

Unusual Antique Austrian Bronze Chess Set by Franz Bergman
By Franz Bergmann
Located in London, GB
Unusual antique Austrian bronze chess set by Franz Bergman Austrian, circa 1905 Largest piece height 7cm, diameter 3cm Smallest piece height 3.5cm, diameter 3cm Comprising the ...
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Games

Materials

Bronze

19th Century Victorian Coromandel Games Compendium Chess Drafts
Located in London, GB
This is a wonderful antique Victorian coromandel games compendium, circa 1860 in date. The hinged lid reveals fitted compartments, the interior with two lift-out trays, fitted wit...
Category

Antique 1860s English Victorian Games

Materials

Leather, Wood, Boxwood, Ebony

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Antique Chess Boards For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of antique chess boards available on 1stDibs. Each of these unique antique chess boards was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and stone. There are 59 antique and vintage antique chess boards for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 13 modern editions to choose from as well. Antique chess boards have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Antique chess boards made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — are very popular at 1stDibs. Michael Graves (b.1934), Agresti and Arval Argenti Valenza each produced beautiful antique chess boards that are worth considering.

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