Vintage African Makonde Chess Set Hand Carved Wood From Mozambique Early 20 C
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Vintage African Makonde Chess Set Hand Carved Wood From Mozambique Early 20 C:
vintage african makonde chess set hand carved wood from mozambique early 20 C
Thisis a fine old hand carved wooden chess set , believed to be by the makonde tribe of mozambique /tanzania area, it is complete with detailed carved pieces all present,
this one a little differant than some i have found seems to have the kingshead complete with tall pole / hair most seem shorter or maybe broken off . one piece has an old repair on the base with laqured paper ?? over the joint which looks original.
they stand at various heights.. pawns 2", queens4" , kings kings 4" .giraffes 3" ,ect .
a most unusual set with nice toned wood and darkhardwood pieces ,they have soft chamois leather pads on the bases , superb usable items . ++++ the board shown is not included ++++
i will post anywhere paypal overseas please.
payment to be by paypal overseas only, please make payment within 7 days, or contact seller ,uk buyers paypal or postal order,made payable to .m j nott ,at ranstone , 41 the avenue, witham, cm8 2dn,
items are shipped up to 5 days for completed payment, often a lot quicker, fragile items are given the care they deserve,