Lardy chess pieces - Wood-Boxwood

Lardy chess pieces - Wood-Boxwood
France - Second half 20th century

This lot consists of a special set of chess pieces, presumably from the renowned brand Lardy, with corresponding box. The knights are especially beautifully carved.

The French company Lardy is a very reputable manufacturer of chess pieces. The company was founded in 1890 in the French Jura and existed until 1992. The chess pieces were very frequently made out of boxwood from the Jura, presumably this set was also made from that.

All pieces are in very good condition, please see the many photos. The chessboard depicted in the photos is for illustration purposes and is not included in the lot. The pieces can be safely stored in the accompanying original wooden box. All chess pieces are also equipped with the original felt pads.

Height king: 8.5 cm. Total weight: 1 kg.

The entire lot will be securely packaged and shipped via registered mail.

Lot details
Lardy chess pieces
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in