This design classic in chess sets is manufactured by Naef Spiele AG of Switzerland under license from the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin and represents the ultimate in the Bauhaus form follows function principle of design. Stripped of symbolism, the pieces are shaped to reflect their movement on the chess board; a cross for the bishop, an L-shape for the knight, etc. The set comes complete with a box (44 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm) to hold the pieces and the playing board (36 x 36 x 1.2 cm). $600 usd.
Bauhaus chess set. Naef spiele.
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