Columbus chess set, hand-painted finish: six individual pieces from front on white background - American side
Columbus chess set, hand-painted finish: six individual pieces from front on white background - American side
Columbus chess set, hand-painted finish: six individual pieces from front on white background - European side
Columbus chess set, hand-painted finish: six individual pieces from back on white background - American side
Columbus chess set, hand-painted finish: six individual pieces from back on white background - European side
Columbus chess set, antique finish: full American side (16 pieces) laid out for play on board
Columbus chess set, antique finish: full European side (16 pieces) laid out for play on board

Columbus chess set

£695.00 GBP

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. We recommend playing these pieces on a 22" board.

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 in Somerset.