modern Anri Space Age Chess Set, also known as Universum, in original paper box with insert. The King stands 4 tall. The bases are lightly weighted and the pieces rest atop a cushion of brown felt. The pieces in the Anri Space Age Chess Set are abstract representations of Space Stations, Space Ships, Missiles, Rockets, Satellites and Radar. The finely hand carved Anri Space Age Chess pieces are crafted from kiln-dried White Maple and Black Walnut. The chessmen were designed by U.S. artist Arthur Elliott, who also worked as an early animator for Disney Studios. Anri chessmen are 100% made in Italy for those who can appreciate the true value of these magnificent artistic chessmen. The chessmen are in excellent condition. Anri Space Age, or Universum, chess sets were produced between 1958 and 1982.
Size in inches: 15.5 x 9 x 1.25
Shipping package Size in centimeters: 47 x 30 x 11
Shipping Package Weight: 3.3 Kg.
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