Man Ray inspired Chess Set (1920)

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Description

This design was inspired by Man Ray’s lifelong friendship with avid chess player and fellow artist Marcel Duchamp. In this re-imaging of the original 1920s Wooden Chess Set, we translate Man Ray’s traditional chess pieces in geometric forms with the power of 3D printing.

This minimalist chess set needs a full sized board (the pieces are about 1″ in width, varying heights).
The King measure 2.25″ tall, and 1.125″ square.
This set is best suited for a 12″ x 12″ board (with 1.5″ squares).
For our tournament sized set, please refer to our other listing.

Unless specified otherwise, pieces come in traditional black and white- but message me for custom color requests!
Possible color options are shown in the photo

The king is a pyramid, the queen is a cone, the bishop is a flagon, the rook is a cube and the pawn is a sphere. Man Ray, the American icon of Dada and Surrealism who has more than 100 works in MoMA’s collection, made his now-classic chess set with found objects from around his studio. The knight, perhaps the most striking piece, is represented by a scroll-shaped violin finial.

Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 6 × 4 × 4 in
Add Weight

Yes, No

Set Size

Standard, Tournament

Material

PLA (corn based bioplastic)

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