Influenced by the neoclassical movement
The Swedish Neoclassical Chess Set is a type of chess set that has a long and rich history. It is a type of chess set that is characterized by its simple and elegant design, which is influenced by the neoclassical movement of the 18th century. This chess set is made of high-quality materials such as wood and marble, which give it a luxurious look and feel.
Resembling classical Greek and Roman sculptures
Unlike other sets, the pieces are not made to look like real-life figures, but instead are carved in a more abstract manner. This makes the pieces look more like classical sculptures, which is in line with the neoclassical movement. The pieces are also much larger than those of other chess sets, which adds to their imposing presence.
The pieces are carefully carved to resemble classical Greek and Roman sculptures, which adds to the overall aesthetic appeal of the set. The pieces are carefully carved and painted, with intricate designs that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.
- The knight pieces are carved to resemble horses, complete with flowing manes and tails.
- The bishops are carved to resemble bishops, complete with croziers and mitres.