Large Vintage Handmade Russian Wooden Chess Set Board Antique Old VTG Chessman. 0.9 oz 12,5. / 0.3 oz 5,1. 13 x 17.13 x 2.76 in.
X 43,5 x 7 cm. Playable Board Area: 12.6 x 12.6 in (32 x 32 cm). Weight of a set 2 lb : 15.7 oz (1,353 kg).
Vintage Soviet Chess Clock is n ot included! KADUN is the only Russian premium class chess and backgammon brand. The history of the brand began in 1989 in the city of Bryansk and for more than 30 years, the KADUN Masters have been creating chess masterpieces for connoisseurs of sets that are unique in their uniqueness. Each set of chess or backgammon is made here with time honed professionalism.Everything - from the initial sketch, the selection of the right wood, the processing of mammoth tusks, to the final polishing and finishing of the product - is done by the masters of the studio, which is hard to find anywhere else in the world. Barleycorn is an English chess style of the mid-18th century. The king has a high headdress.
They reach a height of 12.5 cm and have an abstract shape. The circular pattern used for the external decoration of the figures is reminiscent of barley grains. Hence the name of the series - Barleycorn. The bishop, king, queen and pawns have decorations reminiscent of the crimped collars popular at the time.
The shapes are understandable even for beginners. Each figure is located on a small, rounded pedestal of an individual shape. There are weights inside the figure stands. The bottom is glued with velvet for a softer glide on the board. Large sizes add weight to the game, and to the set - representativeness.
This is one of the reasons why barleycorn chess quickly gained popularity in Europe. The shape of the chessboard is author's: graceful and massive at the same time.The top cover is removable. Will harmoniously fit into almost any classic interior, decorating it and giving it a special charm. Ask me for additional information. The item "Large 17 Vintage Barleycorn Russian Wooden Chess Set Handmade Board Antique Old" is in sale since Wednesday, April 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "cavalieri-ruff" and is located in Moscow. This item can be shipped worldwide.