Ruby, Obsidian and Rock Crystal Quartz Chess Set-"The Frog Prince"
Lot 1270
Ruby, Obsidian and Rock Crystal Quartz Chess Set-"The Frog Prince"
Sold for US$ 98,500 inc. premium
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Ruby, Obsidian and Rock Crystal Quartz Chess Set-"The Frog Prince"
Designed by Luis Alberto Quispe
Inspired by the classic fairy tale of the Frog Prince this unique chess set is fabricated from Tanzanian ruby with alternating bases of Russian black obsidian or polished rock crystal quartz. The eyes are set with ruby cabochons, the cloaks, crown and scepters formed of gold vermeil. Height of King: 5in. Offered in a custom-fitted mahagony case, measures 26 x 26in

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  • The set comes in its own custom mahogany case. The base is illuminated and wired for 220V.
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