Mid-Century Modern chess

16.11.08

Universum Chess Set by Arthur Elliott for Anri, Italy

All the pieces have felt lined bottoms and are so unusual and intricate, yet a joy to handle and use (we personally obtained this same set many years ago and would not part with it at any price). When you unlatch the brass hasp and open the box you will find a removable wood top tray that contains half of the pieces, each situated within its own divided custom crafted section.

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