Myles Pinkney - Bradfort Exchange - Chess set - Crystal, Glass, Pewter/Tin

Description
Myles Pinkney - Bradfort Exchange - Chess set - Crystal, Glass, Pewter/Tin
Netherlands - Early 20th century

Since 1973, the American company Bradford Exchange has been releasing special art objects. Works by renowned artists are released in limited runs.

Dated 2002 - The chess pieces are designed by Myles Pinkney.

Chess set inspired by the magic chess of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Game board glass - with faceted edge - playing field with black and silver metallic fields.
Glass playing board of 40 cm x 40 cm. Back with black felt.

Includes 29 highly detailed cast metal pewter chess pieces, which are between 8.5 cm and 5.5 cm tall. The chess figures hold a polished sphere of Swarovski crystal.

There are 3 chess pieces missing. Not every chess piece has a little crystal sphere. The two "bishops" are damaged (1 cross broken off and another cross broken)

Lot details
Object
Chess set
Material
Crystal, Glass, Pewter/Tin
Designer/ Artist
Myles Pinkney
Manufacturer/ Brand
Bradfort Exchange
Model/ Name
Dragons & Wizards
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
10×40×40 cm
Weight
4 kg
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