greek roman period - gold & bronze

R 3,995.00

Complete set with metal pieces, metallic board and wooden box to store away board and / or pieces. This gold & silver metallic chess set is handcrafted and imported from Manopoulus, Greece.

The Chessmen
This period was characterized by fierce local as well as international wars. The aggressiveness of the Pawn and the Knight fully represent the ferocity of these wars. The posture of the King and Queen indicates their unquestionable leadership. The Bishop reveals his consideration for the movements of the imminent battle.  
Finally, the Castle is a reproduction of a pillar which characterized the architectural style during that period. 

The metallic gold and bronze chess pieces are handcrafted and fits beautifully on the red and gold board. Height of king: 9.7cm; diameter of bases: 3cm and pawns 2.5cm

The chess board
Classic brass - handcrafted metallic chess board in gold and deep red colours.
Size of the board: 44cm x 44cm with 4.5cm squares.

Weight of set: 8kg
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