Columbus chess pieces

$1,048.00 $1,432.00

Sculpted by the renowned English sculptor, Richard Sefton, this set brings to life Columbus's historic voyage and the Native Americans he and his successors were to meet. Cold-cast and either hand-painted in enamel.

Key figures:

European side:

  • King: Columbus (6.25" tall)
  • Queen: Isabella of Castile
  • Bishop: Amerigo Vespucci
  • Knight: Fray Diego De D'Eza
  • Castle: The Santa Maria
  • Pawn: Spanish seamen

American side:

  • King: Emperor Montezuma
  • Queen: An Inca Sun Virgin
  • Bishop: Aztec High Priest
  • Knight: Mayan priest
  • Castle: The Temple of Kukulcan
  • Pawn: Carib Indian

Made from cold-cast powdered marble and resin in Somerset.

We have pictured this set on a 24" Mansfield board (sold separately upon request).