Skip to product information
1 of 13

hazelfern goods

scrimshaw chess set

scrimshaw chess set

Regular price $160.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $160.00 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

10.5" x 10.5" board
includes all 32 pieces in a cute vintage lidded basket

vintage scrimshaw-style chess set. scrimshaw is the art of carving on marine mammal ivory primarily made by 19th-century whalers while at sea. these objects include purely decorative engravings and sculptures, as well as functioning tools used by sailors themselves. made in England, likely of a composite material rather than ivory. light signs of wear, overall excellent vintage condition.

View full details