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Encore Exhibition Postcards - Indian Muslim Polychrome Set

Encore Exhibition Postcards - Indian Muslim Polychrome Set

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Though simple in form, with kings and queens resembling spools, this set glows due to its brilliant colors. It is decorated with gilding in quatrefoil patterns on the stems and tops of the bases, as well as chevron patterns around the bottoms. Islamic art often incorporates geometric patterning like this in the place of figural representation. 5" x 7"

In 2015, the World Chess Hall of Fame premiered the exhibition "Encore! Ivory Chess Treasures from the John Crumiller Collectionfocused on the most stunning ivory sets from one of the most extensive chess set collections in America.