Chess "Calvert" Mammoth Tusk

Chess "Calvert" Mammoth Tusk

We represent you set of unique ancient English chess of the 19th century. The set of figures is executed in Calvert style which founder was the English chess master John Calvert. Its firm was in London on Fleet street 189 from 1790 to 1840. Long time they were the most popular chess design in England. Figures combine delicate turning work with openwork carving. We guarantee you authenticity of proportions and all sizes of these figures in relation to ancient antiquarian chess. If Sherlock Holmes and doctor Watson have met behind chessboard, then they quite could play such chess that it is visually visible in the English version of the movie. The original design, high workmanship, comfortable visual - all this together involves perceptions of composition on the chess field to such set of chess both players, and judges of exclusive art products.

Chessmen, materials

Light - mammoth tusk, dark - the African Eben (ebony)

Height of figure and diameter of support, mm.

King 125/35 Pawn 47/26


Sizes of 450/450/75 mm, cage of 40 mm., legs are glued by fabric,

Framework - array of the African wenge, cage dark - root of Para nut, cage light - the Karelian birch, covering of the chess field royalny varnish, inside soft lodgment with cells under each figure.

Handmade case

Weight with figures of 9 kg.

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  • Brand: Kadun
  • Product Code: RA-KD-117
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $12,175.20