Antique Chess Boards (103 results)

Metal Mexican Chess Board Table with Hand-Carved Wooden Chess Men
Metal Mexican Chess Board Table with Hand-Carved W...
Metal, Wood
Metal Mexican chess board with hand-carved wooden chess men - the table is felt backed and can be removed to play on any surface, handmade in Mexico of hammered metal with hand-carved w...
Large Mid-Century Modern Lucite Chess Set with Elaborate Chess Pieces
Large Mid-Century Modern Lucite Chess Set with Ela...
Lucite
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 State...
20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Chess Board, Chess Game blue lapis,marble

By Arval Argenti Valenza
20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Chess Board, ...
Arval Argenti Valenza
Sterling Silver, Lapis Lazuli, Marble
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.
American Boxed Chess Set 'Chess-Nuts' by Invento for Hammacher Schlemmer.

By Gem Precision, Invento Products, Hammacher Schlemmer
American Boxed Chess Set 'Chess-Nuts' by Invento f...
Gem Precision, Invento Products, Hammacher Schlemmer
Steel
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 produc...
1970s Sterling Silver and Silver Gilt Chess Set
Unknown
Silver, Sterling Silver
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver and silver gilt chess set; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection This exceptional vinta...
Brutalist Style Handcrafted Steel Nail Silver and Bronze Chess Set
Brutalist Style Handcrafted Steel Nail Silver and ...
Metal, Brass
Brutalist style handcrafted steel nail silver and bronze chess set. Each individual nail has a small crown shaped chop which possibly identifies the maker. Each King, Queen and bishop i...
Antique Coromandel Games Box Chess Backgammon Poke...
Wood
Royal cabinet of games Leuchars games compendium veneered in coromandel, has three layers which comprise of the following games; The first layer contains bone dominoes, six bone d...
1950s Italian Large Sculpture Chess Set and Game C...
Spectacular Italian sculpted painted chess set and game table. Pieces are carved of hardwood with polychrome features. Each chess piece is a work of art. Pieces stand 8-11 inch tall. T...
Minimalist Chess Set

Minimalist Chess Set
Modern design, handcrafted. Painted wood bodies with silver tops on inlaid marble board.
Austin COX for ALCOA Modernist Chess Set

By ALCOA
Austin COX for ALCOA Modernist Chess Set
ALCOA
An innovative and attractive chess set by Austin COX for ALCOA. Each piece is comprised of nicely weighted aluminum, and is distinguished by a black coating on the sides. The set is sto...
Scacchiera Chess Board by Bosa

By Bosa
Scacchiera Chess Board by Bosa
Bosa
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 objec...
Collection of Midcentury Walnut, Teak and Aluminum...
Aluminum, Teak, Walnut
Collection of Mid-century Walnut, Teak and Aluminum Owl and Bird Chess Pieces, circa 1960s. These were part of chess set. Two have sold. There are one Teak bird, one teak owl and one W...
Antique Late 19th Century Hand-Carved Bone Small S...
Bone
Also beautiful for display. We recently acquired this antique and handcrafted set of chess pieces from a lady who had lived to be 89 years of age. It was said that this set had belonge...
Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens

Swiss Miniature Chess Table with Stanhope Lens
Bone
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 Bijo...
Antique Backgammon Chess Games Compendium Poker Box with Ornate Brasswork
Antique Backgammon Chess Games Compendium Poker Bo...
Howell James & Co.
Wood
Antique Games Compendium veneered in Olive wood with ornate brass straps running from front to back, with matching ornate escutcheon. The antique games box interior is lined in red ...
Green, White Onyx Marble Hand-Carved Chess
Green, White Onyx Marble Hand-Carved Chess
Unknown
Onyx, Marble
Unique Onyx chess set. Beautifully hand-carved from Onyx gemstone and white marble stone. This chess displays their own natural stone characteristics, blending banded shades of green, h...
Malachite and Marble Chess Board

Malachite and Marble Chess Board
Malachite, Marble
Vintage, 1950s. 14" square chess board made of beautiful green malachite stone contrasted with light gray marble stone. Bordered between with brass liner. In excellent condition.
Mini Red Travel Chess Game Set, Circa 1920s
Mini Red Travel Chess Game Set, Circa 1920s
A mini travel chess game set with red and cream (white) pieces all beautifully carved and solid. Box has clasp that snaps closed comfortably. Circa 1920s. Measurements closed: 4 in. x...
Antique Coromandel Games Box with Chess & Backgammon
Antique Coromandel Games Box with Chess & Backgamm...
Macassar, Satinwood
A Coromandel, Satinwood lined and brass mounted games compendium. The decorative brass bands run from front to back and inset with stunning tigers eye stones, or otherwise known as Ag...
Contemporary Aluminum Chess Set by Justin D. Philips

By Justin D. Philips
Contemporary Aluminum Chess Set by Justin D. Phili...
Justin D. Philips
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 No. ...
Art Glass Chess Set

Art Glass Chess Set
Glass
Unusual art glass chess set. Signed 'Orom.'
Onyx Chess Board

Onyx Chess Board
Onyx
An onyx checker board. Great decorative tabletop object.  
Golf Inspired Chess Set in White Bird's-Eye Maple by Agresti
Golf Inspired Chess Set in White Bird's-Eye Maple ...
Agresti
Birdseye Maple
White bird's-eye maple and erable. Hand-painted golf chessmen.
Austin Cox for Alcoa Modernist Chess Set
Austin Cox for Alcoa Modernist Chess Set
ALCOA
An innovative and attractive chess set by Austin Coxfor Alcoa. Each piece is comprised of nicely weighted aluminum and are distinguished by a black coating on the sides. The set is stor...
Scaccomatto Chess Set by Franco Rocco

By Franco Rocco
Scaccomatto Chess Set by Franco Rocco
Franco Rocco
Brass, Bronze, Chrome
Incised signature to each King 'Franco Rocco 397/1000'. This set is number 353 from the edition of 1000. Each cube can be dismantled into eighteen pieces.
Chess Set by Gabrielle Shelton, USA, 2016

By Gabrielle Shelton
Chess Set by Gabrielle Shelton, USA, 2016
Gabrielle Shelton
Bronze
Chess set in polished and patinated bronze. Designed and handmade by Gabrielle Shelton, USA, 2016.
Magnificent Romeo Rega Brass Chrome Chess Set with Board Mid-Century Modern
Magnificent Romeo Rega Brass Chrome Chess Set with...
Romeo Rega
Brass, Chrome
A magnificent 1970s Italian chess set by Romeo Rega. Constructed of polish chrome and brass. The board is signed Romeo Rega made in Italy on the side. Dimension: Board 16.75” wid...
English Staunton Style Fine Turned Chess Set with Provenance, circa 1870
English Staunton Style Fine Turned Chess Set with ...
House of Staunton
Makes a great gift! Aged chess sets such as this have been sold at Christies, England, circa 1870 for $6,000. to $25,000. A distinguished 19th century. Antique English turned 32-piece...
Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set

By Aldo Tura
Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
Aldo Tura
Bronze, Goatskin
Chess set rendered in two-tone checkerboard goatskin and white and gold bronze chess pieces, designed by Aldo Tura, Italy, 1960s.
Rare Chrome and Brass Italian Chess Set by Romeo Rega

By Romeo Rega
Rare Chrome and Brass Italian Chess Set by Romeo R...
Romeo Rega
Brass, Chrome, Acrylic
A spectacular 1970s Italian chess set by Romeo Rega. Constructed of polish chrome, brass and clear acrylic. The board is signed Romeo Rega made in Italy on the side (see detail photos)....
Brass Chess Set

By Pinetti
Brass Chess Set
Pinetti
Brass
Striking a perfect balance between modern design and traditional craftsmanship, this chess set was crafted entirely of brass with a brushed finish for the light-colored half and a bronz...
Chess Box

By Pinetti
Chess Box
Pinetti
Leather, Alabaster, Wood
This elegant game box will be the ultimate gift for a chess lover and a splendid addition to any home. Perfect also as travel companion, the wooden box features a lid upholstered in bei...
French Renee Dumas Vintage Lucite Sculptural Chess Players SAT. SALE

French Renee Dumas Vintage Lucite Sculptural Chess...
Unknown
Lucite
The designer of these fabulous vintage Lucite modernist chess players from the 1970s are by Renee Dumas who is related to the Hermes family. They are aubergine eggplant color and clear....
Chess Board in Malachite and Marble
Chess Board in Malachite and Marble
Malachite, Marble
The marble and the malachite are contrasting, with their difference of color. Vintage from the 1950s, with a brass liner bordering, the playing surface.
Syrian Inlaid Mosaic Backgammon and Chess Game Box...
Moorish
Wood
Syrian inlaid marquetry mosaic backgammon and chess game box. Amazing craftsmanship the intricate marquetry fruitwood in mosaic Moorish geometric pattern and mother-of-pearl inlay makes...
1960s Lucite Chess Set by Charles Hollis Jones

By Charles Hollis Jones
1960s Lucite Chess Set by Charles Hollis Jones
Charles Hollis Jones
Stunning chess set designed by the Lucite master, Charles Hollis Jones. The set is from the mid-1960s and is in very good original condition, the board has a few surface scratches and ...
Antique Chess Board Games Table, circa 1880
Antique Chess Board Games Table, circa 1880
Wood
A rare and interesting chess games table presented in very good antique condition. Measure: Height 72 cm. Width 46 cm. Depth 34 cm. Depth when open 68 cm.
Marquetry Inlaid Wooden Game Board for Chess, Checkers, and Parcheesi
Marquetry Inlaid Wooden Game Board for Chess, Chec...
Wood
This is a fine handmade inlaid wooden game board. The front is for checkers and chess. They reverse is a starburst pattern and is probably for some variant of parcheesi. Made of mahogan...
German Jewel-Encrusted Sterling Silver Chess Set

German Jewel-Encrusted Sterling Silver Chess Set
Sterling Silver, Bone, Precious Stone
The magnificent 32 pieces chess set is made, circa 1900-1910 in Germany for export to England. The figures made out of sterling silver and gold washed sterling silver, stamped "925 Ster...
Carl Auböck Modernist Horn Chess Game with Leatherboard, Austria

By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Carl Auböck Modernist Horn Chess Game with Leather...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Very exceptional and beautiful Austrian chess game/chess men, designed and executed in the early 1970s by Austrian Modernist Carl Auböck. Discontinued vintage chess game, made of light ...
Marble and Brass Chess Game Set, ca. 1970s
Marble and Brass Chess Game Set, ca. 1970s
Brass, Alabaster, Marble
Vintage Italian marble and brass chess game set, c. 1970s. Marble game board has a beautiful brass inlaid trim and marble colors that include: white, and a marble combo of white/blue/gr...
Large Antique English Regency Style Chess Set in Wooden Case, circa 1900
Large Antique English Regency Style Chess Set in W...
Boxwood
Dating to circa 1900, this is a really super and highly sought-after large wooden chess set, based on the French Regency or Regence design turned and carved in Boxwood & Ebony. The c...
Brutalist Chess by Henry Burstynowicz

By Henry Burstynowicz
Brutalist Chess by Henry Burstynowicz
Henry Burstynowicz
Metal, Marble
Beautiful chess set designed by Pittsburgh based sculptor Henry Burstynowicz. Chessboard constructed out of marble with amazing characters constructed out of steel and bronze. Acquired ...
Collection of Midcentury Walnut and Aluminium Owl ...
Aluminum, Walnut
Midcentury walnut and aluminium owl chess pieces, circa 1960s. These were part of a chess set. Two have sold, there are now 5 pieces.  
Indian Emerald and Ruby Chess Set

Indian Emerald and Ruby Chess Set
24k Gold, Emerald, Ruby, Glass, Mahogany
Magnificent emeralds and rubies comprise this stunning Indian chess set. Carved with the utmost skill by artists in Jaipur, India in the ancient Mogul style, this set features 1,764 car...
1950s, Studio Craft Oak Staved possibly Illuminati...
Wendell Castle
Oak
1950s, Studio Craft oak staved chessboard chess set. Amazing presence. Was also Meant to be illuminating, but there is no lamp inside. Each Dot on the board is thick inset lucite.
Chess Game by Michel Dumas

Chess Game by Michel Dumas
Michel Dumas
Mirror, Lucite
Chess game by Michel Dumas. Located in NYC
Mosaic Syrian Backgammon and Chess Wooden Inlaid M...
Moorish
Fruitwood
Fine large Syrian inlaid marquetry mosaic backgammon and chess game box. Amazing craftsmanship the intricate marquetry fruitwood in mosaic Moorish geometric pattern and mother-of-pearl...
Rare Chess Set by Carl Auböck

By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Rare Chess Set by Carl Auböck
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Iron
rare, Minimalist chess set by Carl Auböck cast iron, chromed and blackened comes with a felt "chessboard" height of the pieces: king: 7,4 cm / 2,9 inches queen: 6,4 cm / 2,5 inch...
Unique Chess Set in the Style of Frededrick Weinbe...
Frederick Weinberg
Brass, Onyx
Beautiful chess set in the style of Frederick Weinberg on an oversized onyx chessboard. The chess pieces are heavy Greek style figures in a patinated brass finish and a darker bronze fi...
Allan Calhamer Chess Set

By Allan Calhamer, Allan Calhamer
Allan Calhamer Chess Set
Allan Calhamer, Allan Calhamer
Painted wood chess set designed and made by Allan B. Calhamer, the inventor of the highly influential strategy board game "Diplomacy". From his NY Times obituary by Margalit Fox on Marc...
Chess Set

By Austin Enterprises
Chess Set
Austin Enterprises
Aluminum, Plastic, Walnut
Created by Austin Enterprises for Alcoa Aluminum, stamped on base of each piece. Set in a beautiful walnut frame with a light blue sliding plastic cover. Screw slots on back for wall mo...
Mid-century Hand Carved Indian Chess Set with Orig...
Bone, Wood
Midcentury chess set with hand-carved bone chess pieces depicting various deities and wooden chess board. Original velvet carrying case lined in fabric. Overall condition: Good, five pi...
Mid-Century Modern Bronze and Suede Chess Set, Cub...
Unknown
Bronze, Cut Steel, Suede
Unusual Modernist Chess Set. Bronze and steel stylized pieces. Cubist. Art Deco. Retains original suede wrapped board. Origin / maker unknown, possibly european
Austin COX Modernist Chess Set, Circa 1960s

By Alcoa Aluminum, Austin E. Cox
Austin COX Modernist Chess Set, Circa 1960s
Alcoa Aluminum, Austin E. Cox
Aluminum, Acrylic, Walnut
Fine quality, highly stylized chess set designed by Austin Cox and manufactured by Alcoa Aluminum--a perfect marriage of forward-thinking design and American Industrial innovation. Incl...
1960s Chess Game by Andree Hirlet-Albrieux

By Andrée Hirlet-Albrieux
1960s Chess Game by Andree Hirlet-Albrieux
Andrée Hirlet-Albrieux
Ceramic
1960s chess game in ceramic, signed by Andrée Hirlet-Albrieux. Each chess piece is 15 cm. high. Dimensions of tray is given below. For any further information, pictures, shipping quo...
Custom Bruce Friedle Chess Set with Original Receipt
Custom Bruce Friedle Chess Set with Original Recei...
Metal
Purchased in 1966 directly from the artist this chess set was custom-made by Bruce Friedle. We have a copy and the original receipt dating to 1966. The name if the buyer has been delibe...
Mid-Century Onyx and Marble Chess Set

Mid-Century Onyx and Marble Chess Set
Onyx, Marble
A chess board and 32 carved abstract pieces in onyx and black marble, produced in Mexico circa 1960s-1970s. Very good vintage condition, wear consistent with age and use. Dimensions: B...
Minimalist Chess Set by Carl Auböck

By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Minimalist Chess Set by Carl Auböck
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Felt, Wood
Rare, Minimalist wooden chess set by Carl Auböck comes with a purple felt "chessboard." Height of the pieces: King: 8 cm / 3.15 inches, Queen: 8 cm / 3.15 inches, rook: 6 cm / 2....
Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces

By Maria Jarreau Heller
Decoupage Chess Board with Gaming Pieces
Maria Jarreau Heller
Glass, Wood
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 in...