Game-Changer Chess Set

$690.00

The surrealist chess set of your dreams. Designed by artist Man Ray originally in 1920, the geometric chess pieces compliment the classic board on this beautiful recreation. 

 

Compelled by a friend, this design was inspired by Man Ray’s lifelong friendship with avid chess player and fellow artist Marcel Duchamp. This re-edition of the 1920s Wooden Chess Set is based on the original 1920 Man Ray Wooden Chess Set in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and was the inspiration for a larger silver version in the MoMA collection.

 

The board is made of veneered wood with clear lacquered and black painted finishes; wool felt bottom. The distinctive piece are solid beech wood with clear lacquered and black painted finishes; wool felt pads are under each chess piece.

Board: L: 17” x W: 17” x H: 0.75”

Pieces: 2" - 3.25" 

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