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Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board
Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board
Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board
Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board
Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board
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Discus Thrower Chess Set - Brass&Nickel - Brown chess Board

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€149,00 EUR
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MANOPOULOS DISCUS THROWER CHESS SET

The combination of top quality and good prices made Manopoulos company world known for their products. The theme for this beautiful chess set is inspired by Ancient Greece. Famous sculptors were always inspired by the Olympic Games. The purpose was to highlight the beauty of the athlete’s shape and themajesty of the honored Gods. The King figure is a replica of the famous statue “Poseidon of Melos” (2nd cent. B.C.), and the Queen represents the glorious “Athena Promaxos” (450 B.C. Acropolis museum). A bronze statue of god Hermes has inspired the Bishop figure and the Knight is a part of the marble facade of Parthenon. Castle is a reproduction of an admirable Attic stele of young Aristion who died in battle. Finally the Pawn is a bronze statue of a discus thrower athlete during the classic period (500 B.C.)(S7)

Chess board details:

Condition: New, Handmade in Greece

Exterior Material: Brass board over wood(color Brown-Brass)

Dimensions of board : 36 cm x 36 cm(14.1 inches x 14.1 inches) - Square size: 3.5 cm(1.37 inches)

Chess pawns details:

Pawns Material: Brass and Nickel Plated cast Zinc

King Height: 2.75"(7 cm) - King Base: 0.9"(2.3 cm)