The Belgian Chess Set
This chess set was made in Ostend, Belgium during the late 19th century and is considered one of the most distinctive and beautiful chess sets in existence. The Ostend Chess Set, also known as the Belgian Chess Set, is a unique and historically significant chess set that has captured the attention of chess enthusiasts and collectors for many years.
Made in Ostend, Belgium
The history of the Ostend Chess Set dates back to the late 1800s, when Ostend was a thriving center for the arts and crafts movement. The chess set was designed and crafted by skilled artisans who were passionate about the game of chess and dedicated to producing the highest quality chess sets. The intricate details and attention to detail in the design and construction of the chess pieces demonstrate the level of skill and artistry that went into creating this beautiful chess set.
The chess pieces are made of a combination of wood and metal and feature intricate details such as carved wood, cast metal, and gold leaf accents. The chess pieces are hand-painted, giving each one its own unique character and charm.