Expressionism Pieces Metropolis - Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated/cold painted)

Expressionism Pieces Metropolis - Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated/cold painted)
Germany - Late 20th century

A chess typical of German Expressionism inspired by the famous German Metropolis film of 1927, milestone of German Expressionism and considered Memory of the World by Unesco. This is a very original model where we find the tall towers represented by the major pieces where the elites and thinkers live and the robust pawns that represent the working class. All the pieces are designed in heavy steel with protective felt on the base and in very good condition. The size of the King is about 9 cm It consists of 32 pieces.
It includes the metal plate display board and wooden frame, perfect for exhibition and to play with these pieces. It also includes a wooden box with the VintageChess logo
Registered shipping and well packed.

Lot details
Expressionism Pieces Metropolis
Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated/cold painted)
Estimated Period
Late 20th century
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
9×36×36 cm
2 kg
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