Carolingi XIV Chess

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Carolingi XIV Chess

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carolingi xiv chess pieces
carolingi xiv chess pieces

Carolingi XIV Chess known also as Charlemagne vs Moors Chess Set is a production by Italian artist Piero Benzoni. 

The chess set is  representation of historical confrontation between French Christians in Southern Europe and Muslim Moors of Spain. The figures are said to be of fairly good historical resemblance. Each of the chess pieces is ( which by the way are fairly big, with both Kings over 26cm height) beautifully designed, hand crafted and signed by the sculptor.

The board’s surface is made of polished marble and is beautifully lined with silver and gold frame. 

Carolingi XIV Chess Set – Technical Details

Carolingi (Carolingians) Chess Pieces: King ht: 26cm (10.24in), Base: 8 cm (3.15 in)
Mori (Moors) Chess Pieces: King ht: 27cm (10.63in), Base: 8 cm (43.15 in)
Charlemagne vs Moors Gold and Silver Onyx Rectangular Chess Table: 130 x 83 x ht 60 cm (51.18 x 32.68 x 23.62 in)
Gold and Silver Onyx Chess Stool: 34 x 34 x ht 48 cm (13.39 x 13.39 x 18.90 in)

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Carolingi XIV Chess – Images

carolingi xiv chess figures golden
carolingi xiv chess figures golden
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carolingi xiv chess set black
carolingi xiv chess figures
carolingi xiv chess figures
carolingi xiv chess set
carolingi xiv chess set