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ITEM#: 14238916This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Intricately-carved pieces do battle in a handcrafted chess set. This chess set by Rakesh Pathak contrasts sheesham and kadam wood, while magnets hold the pieces in place, and a velvet-lined drawer stores them between games.
- Colors: Brown
- Materials: Sheesham wood, kadam wood, brass, polyester lining
- Measurements of board: 5 inches long x 5 inches wide
- Size of King and Queen: 0.8 inches high x 0.4 inches diameter
- Over-all dimensions: 1.2 inches high x 5 inches long x 5 inches wide
- Weight: 310 grams
- Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years
Story Behind the Art:
Rakesh Pathak from Jaipur believes he was born with a strong creative instinct. 'Ever since I was a little boy, I have always enjoyed creating things with my hands. I mastered the art of wood carving during my six-year apprenticeship with a reputed craftsman in Delhi. I remember this period of my life as an amazing experience, though time came to venture out and set up my own workshop. Eventually I was able to offer employment to other craftsmen.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Dimensions||Chessboard: 1.2 inches high x 5 inches long x 5 inches wide; Tallest piece: 0.8 inches high x 0.4 inches diameter|
|Country of Origin||India|
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