ITALIAN SOLID BRASS AND PEWTER NAPOLEAN CHESS SET WITH CASE
- Source: eBay
Napoleon Josephine and Hussards (Napoleon's Soldiers) Hand Painted Solid Brass and Pewter Chess Set. Made in Italy. This set sold for over $2,000.00. Beautiful hardwood compartmentalized integral storage box under Brass and Pewter Board. All Pieces have felted bottoms with brand name IILA, Made in Italy printed on them. The detail is amazing on these pieces that range from 2 3/4 to 4 inches tall. The case measures 19.5" X 19.5". The board is 15" X 15". "Bleu, blanc, rouge" colors like the French Flag. Napoleon has the "Cocarde" on his hat. The horse has "N" on its saddle. For the lover of French and Napoleonic history this collectable set will provide years of enjoyment.