Italian Chess Set
See below for our selection of Italian Chess!
The city of Rome was founded in 753 BC, but by just 117 AD, it had expanded to include all of modern-day Italy, lands in the Mediterranean, and a huge swath of Europe that included England, Wales, and some of Scotland. Many of the Roman Empire’s wars were fought over trying to expand those boundaries, while other battles were fought over religion; this chess set is inspired by this time.
Powerful and famous rulers will wander across the chess board, and you might even end up with Julius Caesar checkmating the Pharaoh! The Egyptian chessmen also bring in a vast history of chess and archaeology to your fingertips. From collectors to chess players, these Roman theme chess sets are good for all comers!
The stunning and luxurious Italian Mid-Century Modern Gold and Silver Chess Set designed by Ottaviani Studio in the 1070 will make your game more interesting as you are motivated of this beautifully made Italian chess set. Pieces are made of gold and silver plated Mastic and in fantastic condition. hallmarked with Italian “800” for silver and “R” for resin filled. Consists of 32 pieces with an image of a king, queen, guards, horses with guards, and a castle like in the past. The king measure 9 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm. Chess board is included in the package with a velvet covered compartment inside to fit all the pieces and to avoid scratch and damage, the wooden chess board measure 50 x 53 x 8 cm high.
Blu Marble and Art Glass Chess Set originated from Italy in the year 1960, made in a rare blue marbles and a handmade art glass. Chess pieces includes white, a marble with a combo of white, blue, and grey beautifully created to achieve the marble like pieces that will surely light up your game. Chess board is included in the package that measure 19″ x 19″, H. 4″ in the original box.
From Corno Italiano originated from Italy surely take your game into another level with a touch of elegance from this type of chess set. From the meticulous selection of Corono Italian, chess pieces maintain the classic black and white dualism and crowned with palladium-plated brass. Chess board made from mirrored glass and wood with lacquered black gloss in the playing surface and make the design more characteristics, every detail of chess pieces and chess board are beautifully made just right for the price. Materials and Techniques use Glass, Lacquer, Wood, Lacquered, and Polished with a finishing of Nabuk leather, burnished brass detailing and Corno Italiano with matte finish. With a measure of 2.76 in. or 7 cm in height and width is 15.75 in. or 40 cm with a depth of 15.75 in. or 40 cm.
Rare Chrome and Brass Italian Chess Set by Romeo Rega is one of the spectacular Italian chess set made from 1970s, every detail is very important and must crafted rightly it also handled carefully for it not to be damage and the customer must handle it with care also. Chess pieces are constructed of polish chrome, brass and clear acrylic, measures 3.5” high tallest 2” high smallest. Chess board also measures 16.75” in dimension, wide of 16.75”, and with a deep of .75 high. All in all the set measures with a height of 4 in. or 10.16 cm, with width of 19.75 in. or 50.17 cm, and with a depth of 19.75 in. 50.17 cm. For authenticity see the signature of Romeo Rega on the side with a word written Made in Italy
Austin Cox Aluminum Chess Set manufactures by Alcoa Aluminum designed by an industrial designer Austin Cox in the year 1963. With a 32 chess pieces made from a cut aluminum bars with a size from 4 7/8″ for the King down to pawns with a size of 3″, it also includes a crown represented as the Queen, a simple cross as the Bishop, a shield represent as the Knight and the King. There are two colors pf pieces to determine which is who, a white army appearing natural aluminum finish, with the black army differentiated by black anodized sides with natural aluminum faces. For authenticity see the stamp 1962 Austin Enterprises in each piece. Chess board and display box is also included when you order this type of set; the walnut display box has a blue-tinted plexi cover and is wall-mountable. It has a size of 31½ in width and 2½ dimensions with a height of 6 inches.
This stunning 20th century chess set made from Italy that is active between 1955 and 1971, it has been taken into another level. Chess pieces are made of solid silver on silver plated stand, one set richly gilt, the elaborately decorated board inlaid with blue and white marble. Chess pieces are hallmarked with standard of 800. It measures 18cm in height, with the width of 40 x 40cm, and weighted 1850g. Its dimension measures 7.09 inch tall or 18 cm, width of 15.75 inch or 40 cm, with a length of 7.09 inch or 18 cm. Chess board and chess pieces are made carefully to follow the detail of each pieces and made it perfectly, players will look into details in this kind of chess set as it has an image in each chess pieces. It should be handled carefully to avoid any damage and scratch.
Wrapping It Up
Roman Chess- the city of Rome was founded in 753 BC, but by just 117 AD, it had expanded to include all of modern-day Italy, lands in the Mediterranean, and a huge swath of Europe that included England, Wales, and some of Scotland. Many of the Roman Empire’s wars were fought over trying to expand those boundaries, while other battles were fought over religion; this chess set is inspired by this time. Powerful and famous rulers will wander across the chess board, and you might even end up with Julius Caesar checkmating the Pharaoh!
The Egyptian chessmen also bring in a vast history of chess and archaeology to your fingertips. From collectors to chess players, these Roman theme chess sets are good for all comers!