Designed by Josef Hartwig. This is an original model designed by the Bauhaus! Naef is the authorized manufacturer and produces this Bauhaus chess men according to the original design. The first production of this set started in 1981. This game of chess with its clean lines is typical of timeless Bauhaus style. Josef Hartwig's chessmen, designed in 1923, have characteristically reduced forms. Cubes, cylinders and balls lead you move by move to checkmate. Not for children under 3 years old.
Our price is for the Chessmen only.
Chessboard is available at $233.00.
Board Size: 14.17" x 14.17" x 0.47"
King is 2" tall
Naef toys are designed and made in Switzerland. This wooden toy company still creates each toy at their Swiss workshop in Zeiningen. The Naef collection includes artistic and educational wooden toys that have been designed with quality in mind. Many of our customers praise the Swiss-made heirloom quality and purchase them as collectors pieces. Beyond the fact that most of these toys look like museum quality sculptures, they also happen to be great educational toys. Naef toys are made to last. To achieve their durability, Naef crafts its wooden toys by hand, using only the highest quality materials. Each and every one of these wooden Naef toys is carefully crafted with non-toxic paint. The wooden toy collection of Naef includes some very remarkable architect-designed op-art pieces. Adult collectors will find much to like in sculptural toys such as Cella and Cubicus which resemble the work of French artist Victor Vasarely. Another Naef puzzle worth mentioning is Modulon; a Piet Mondrian and Gerrit Rietveld inspired modernist architectural toy which allows you to create your own minimalist house in the manner of 'De Stijl'. Toddlers will find great delight in the Animal Puzzle, the Rainbow Puzzle and Juba, a wooden caterpillar. These are fine educational learning toys that encourage gross motor skills and will make every child smile. The Naef collection of wooden toys will appeal to discriminating people who value craftsmanship, quality, design and enjoyment. Naef: Swiss-made quality wooden toys that no child or adult can resist! In an age where everything seems to be disposable, these quality wooden toys are made to be kept forever.
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