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21st Century Chess Round Center Table in Polished Brass and Walnut Root Veneer

$13,430per item

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1. Product description: The “Chess” center table is made of high gloss walnut root veneer and polished brass. The king and the horse are chiselled by a jeweller, he does a remarkable job in brass with high levels of detail. The brass is hand polished for hours until its shine is in perfect condition. In the end, the brass is protected with a high-end anti-stain varnish to prevent oxidations. Bessa prides itself on creating handmade functional art furniture built to order by highly skilled Portuguese artisans. 2. Inspiration: Limited edition 1/50 Chess was invented in Asia about 1500 years ago, but it was in the 18th century that modern chess was born and implanted in Europe. The chess table is inspired by the chess board and the game’s most important move, the checkmate! The chess table depicts the ultimate play in which the horse defeats the king, who metaphorically melts into a space that recreates a battlefield. These pieces were designed by Bessa and hand carved. A piece of art and design that recreates one of the most ancestral and strategic games of civilization. 3. Product Dimensions: W 145cm (57.1") H (table top) 31cm (12.2") + (horse) 29cm (11.4") D 145cm (57.1") 4. Materials: Polished brass and anti-stain varnish, mdf structure, walnut root veneer and high gloss varnish. Note: All Bessa´s pieces can be customized upon request. 6. Product Style: Modern and contemporary. 7. Product Design Date: 2017 8. Product Origin: Portugal. 9. Designer/ Builder: This sculptural center table was designed and created by the artist and designer Joao Bessa, founder of Bessa. 10. Installation/ cleaning and care: Easy to install. The center table doesn´t need any assembling, it just needs to be taken out of the box. Easy to clean. The brass is cleaned with a flannel or soft cloth only and the wood is cleaned with a usual wood cleaning product (when cleaning the wood avoid spraying product directly on the brass).

Customization Options

All Bessa´s products can be customized upon request (may be subject to additional costs): - Wood Finishing: High gloss varnish or matte varnish; - Woods Veneers: Walnut root, Walnut veneer, Rosewood veneer, Ebony veneer, Palisander veneer, Poplar root veneer, Olive wood veneer, Bird's Eye veneer, etc; - Metals: Brass, Bronze, Copper, Stainless steel; - Metal Finishing: Polished, Brushed, Patina, Oxidized Brushed, Aged, Silvered brass; - Size can be customized.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.21 in. (31 cm)Width: 57.09 in. (145 cm)Depth: 57.09 in. (145 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    PolishedBrass,EngravedBrass,HammeredBrass,VeneerWalnut
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2020
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Oporto, PT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5341220034572

Shipping & Returns

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    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Rio Tinto, Portugal
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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About The Maker

Bessa is an Art and Design brand led by the Portuguese designer João Bessa. Bessa prides itself on creating handcrafted high-end furniture and lighting based on true stories. Designed and produced in Oporto – Portugal, Bessa recovers techniques of craft production to unique pieces and brings back the charm of ancient times, through a new interpretation. “Our exclusive work recreates feelings and stories of other times that seek to build a perfect past. A past full of passionate memories, inspiring feelings of nostalgia.” – João Bessa. Discover our collection of contemporary designs here on 1stdibs.
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