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Classical Revival Parian Chess Set circa 1880 Attributed, Austrian

US$2,100per set


Attributed Austrian, circa 1880s. Beautifully detailed parian figures of gods, goddesses and temples are the theme of this classic chess set. Perfect to play chess with or brilliant randomly distributed in a decor. Excellent condition. Remark: “An iconic allegory, as the gods play with our lives as though we are chess pieces, so too can we play chess with statues of them!” Size: The pieces range from the pawn at 2 1/4 inches high to the king at 4 3/4 inches high Hallmarks: RKS hallmark Stock number: 21554 Jewelry acquired from this dealer must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)Width: 2.0 in. (5.08 cm)Depth: 1.63 in. (4.15 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 32
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Litchfield, CT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 215541stDibs: LU939518230332

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    Ships From: Litchfield, CT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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