African - Hand Made and Painted African Animal Chess Set
Hand Made in South Africa.
This uniquely African twist in a traditional game makes this a truely ethnic version. Each piece is made out of crushed stone from Zimbabwe which is mixed with resin it is then cast and fired. Each piece is pain stakingly hand painted. The board is made much the same way but finished with unique hand carved detail on the sides.
The pawns on the either side are differnt animals, the white pawns are warthogs and the black pawns are zebra, the king is the represented by the lion and the queen is represented by the leopard.
King: 2 1/2 inches in height
Pawn 1 1/2 inches in height
Length: 16 1/2 inches
Width: 16 1/2 inches
Height: 4 1/2 inches