A figural art metal chess set and board,  by Andrzej Nowakowscy, Warsaw, Poland,
Lot 625
A figural art metal chess set and board by Andrzej Nowakowscy, Warsaw, Poland,
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,087) inc. premium

Lot Details
A figural art metal chess set and board,
by Andrzej Nowakowscy, Warsaw, Poland,
one side in copper, the other side in brass, Saxons versus Vikings, kings with beards, queens wearing cloaks, bishops with axes, knights as horse, rooks as windmills or Viking longboats, pawns as foot soldiers, the Viking pawns wearing horned helmets, the chessmen stamped:Magda i Andrzej Nowakowscy Warszawa, with a wooden and copper mounted board/box,
the king 6cm high, the pawn 4.9cm high, the board/box 30cm wide.

Footnotes

  • Reference: Bonhams, "Fine Chess Sets and Games, including the Martine Jeannin Collection", Wednesday, 29th April 2009, lot 162 for a similar chess set by the same maker.
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