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    Mammoth ivory chess set

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    Article 0004255
    6,390.00 €
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      This is a handmade woolly mammoth ivory chess-set (Mammuthus primigenius). The chessboard is made out of Wenge wood (Millettia laurentii).

      The chessboard measures 57 cm x 57 cm | 22.44 in x 22.44 in.

      The elevated “playing square” which is carved out on top of the board measures 44 cm x 44 cm | 17.32 in x 17.32 in.

      The height of the chessboard is 3.5 cm | 1.38 in.

      All chess pieces are carved from solid blocks of Siberian woolly mammoth ivory (Mammuthus primigenius).

      The individual heights of the pieces are as follows:

      King: 10.5 cm | 4.13 in.

      Queen: 8.3 cm | 3.27 in.

      Bishops: 6.5 cm | 2.56 in.

      Knights: 6 cm | 2.36 in.

      Rooks: 5.5 cm | 2.16 in.

      Pawns: 4.8 cm | 1.89 in.

       

      Geological epoch: Pleistocene.

      Age: Over 10,000 years.

      Origin: Sakha Republic (Yakutia).