HERE FOR SELL IS A ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE LARGE MEXICAN BOVINE BONE "PULPIT CHESS SET" HAND MADE IN MEXICO Antique Pulpit style sets are usually attributed to Spain, but, as Gareth Williams points out, there is no reason to believe they come from Spain. They have also been attributed to Napoleonic prisoners of war. No one really knows where antique Pulpit sets come from. From Late 19th and early 20th century Mexican artisans thought these pieces were of Spanish origin, and they paid tribute by reproducing the design.Mexican sets are quite interesting. There are three main influences.
The first are these'Spanish' Pulpit sets. Native-American Mexican symbols are the third major influence on Mexican sets from this time. ANTIQUE / VINTAGE MEXICAN COW BONE LITTLE FACES CHESS SET K125 mm AND BOX/BOARD. IS A ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE LARGE MEXICAN BOVINE BONE "PULPIT CHESS SET".Antique Pulpit style sets are usually attributed to Spain, but, as Gareth Williams points out, there is no reason to believe they come from Spain. The large chessmen set here listed date from around 1920/40s or so beautifully hand carved and decorated from Bovine bone, these mexican chess piece are traditionally made from separate part and assebled together - in this particual set the kings , Queens & Bishops having lovely little human faces, the pawns are arms holding knifes. Expertly hand carved & painted giving to the set a Majestic look. Very nice and interresting chess set, suitable for collector and chess players. CHESSMEN SIZE THE KING IS 12.5 cm OR almost 5. THE PAWN ARE 5.5cm 2 1/4 approx. THE TOTAL UNWRAPPED WEIGHT IS 900gr approx. THE LARGE FOLDING CHESS BOARD IN PHOTOS IS ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS SALE HAND MADE FROM HARDWOOD MAHOGANY EFFECT THE SQUARES ARE MADE FROM MAHGANY AND BIRCH SATIN , THE INNER PART IS LINED WITH WINE COLOUR FELT , IS A LARGE BOARD THE DIMENSION ARE 40 cm or 16 ACROSS EACH SQUARE IS 48 mm THE COMBINED UNWRAPPED WEIGHT IS 1.691 IN MY SCALE.
CHESS PIECES- SOME OF THE PAWNS DAGGERS HAVING CHIPPED TIPS AND HANDLES 1 DAGGER IS MISSING FROM 1 WHITE PAWN , THEERE IS A PICE OF BONE MISSING FROM THE TIERA OF THE WHITE QUEEN, THERE IS A STABLE HIRLINE TO THE BODY OF 1 ROOK AS PER PHOTOS CHESS BOARD THERE ARE SOME SHALLOW DENTS TO THE FRAMKE AND USUAL COSMETIC MARKS ON THE PLAY AREA OTHER THAN GOOD FOR PLAY OR DISPLAY. I HAVE DESCRIBED THIS LOT AT THE BEST OF MY KNOWLDGE ALSO HOW IS SEE IT SO PLEASE TAKE ALOOK TO THE PHOTOS PROVIDED AND MAKE UP YOUR MIND. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's.
Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "ANTIQUE / VINTAGE MEXICAN COW BONE LITTLE FACES CHESS SET K125 mm AND BOX BOARD" is in sale since Monday, May 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess".The seller is "jacqueline3663" and is located in Bristol/Avon. This item can be shipped worldwide.