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Completely handmade in gold and silver plated solid bronze.
Completely handmade in gold and silver plated solid bronze.

The Sack of Rome (1527) Themed Chess Set | Gold & Silver

$18,550.00
Vatican Soldiers / Lanzichenecci historical themed chess set handmade in 24k gold and silver finished solid bronze.
Item Number: 3020832
Availability: In Stock / Special Order
Category: 1246

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THE SACK OF ROME (1527): VATICAN SOLDIERS VS LANDSKNECHTS CHESS SET
IL SACCO DI ROMA (1527):SOLDATI DEL VATICANO CONTRO LANZICHENECCHI
Gold and Silver Decorative Luxury Chess Set
Historical & Artistic Themed Chess Set Collection

Unique, certified and numbered limited production Chess Set made of Bronze with the ancient lost wax casting technique, finished with 24-karat Gold. Each piece is signed by the sculptor. This luxurious themed chess set, inspired by the "Sack of Rome", is a handcrafted limited production with chess pieces in 24kt gold-plated and silver-plated solid bronze with square bases. The chessboard is made of onyx and Tuscan marble finished with a solid bronze, sterling silver, and pure gold frame. Each of these exquisite chess sets is completely handmade by world class artisans.

Emperor Charles V deployed lansquenets, German mercenaries, during the sack of Rome in 1527. This historical confrontation effectively ended the Renaissance in Italy. The Vatican Soldiers vs the Lansquenets (German mercenaries) chess set evokes this historical event.

Vaticano vs Lanzicheneccci Chess Pieces: King ht: 10.8cm (4.25in), Base: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1.26 x 1.26 in)
Medioevale Chess Board: 55 x 55 x 11 cm (20.65 x 20.56 x 4.33 in)
Squares: 5.6 x 5.6 cm (2.20 x 2.20 in)
Optional: Chess set storage case

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