Sculptures in Miniature: Chess Sets from the Maryhill Museum of Art
Beautifully illustrated. Includes the history of Chess, the history of Chessmen, Materials, Chess Sets from the museum's collection, and a bibliography. 64pp. Chess is played all over the world and each group of people that has played the game has shaped it.
This diverse collection offers a glimpse of the artistry people have brought to the game's pieces.
Author: Colleen Schafroth.
Title: Sculptures in Miniature: Chess Sets from the Maryhill Museum of Art.
Publisher: Goldendale, WA: Maryhill Museum of Art, 1989.
ISBN: 0961718013; ISBN 13: 9780961718015.
Condition: Unmarked. Rubbing near spine and a few scratches on cover. Good.
Keywords: Games, Middle Ages, Firdausi, History of Chess, History of Chess Pieces, Ivory Chess Sets, Hardstones, Wooden Chess Pieces, Clifford Dolph, Sports and Games, Sculpture, Art Collections, Decorative Arts
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