Faberge Imperial Chess Set - Sterling Silver, 24k, Gems Franklin Mint Immaculate
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Faberge Imperial Chess Set - Sterling Silver, 24k, Gems Franklin Mint Immaculate:
Up for sale is a rare Faberge Imperial Jeweled Chess Set in truly immaculate condition with no flaws.Truly an heirloom of beauty to be passed on from generation to generation.
This set was inspired by the jeweled eggs of Peter Carl Faberge. You will likely never see a set in this fine of condition on again. Does not include COA.Set will be meticulously packaged for shipping.The Faberge Imperial Chess Set showcases the extraordinary work of Igor Carl Faberge. A very heavy set.This is a very rare and long time discontinued item by Franklin Mint. No more of these will ever be created. It is fully handmade. This is a limited edition set - only 1500 made worldwide. Originally sold in 1984 for $4500.00. Sets have been sold for prices ranging from $2000 to over $12,700.Each piece is stamped .925 STERLING SILVER. Finely crafted Jasper, Onyx, and Vermeil Chess Set detailed with precious and semi-precious stoneswith a velvet-lined presentation case and inlaid marble board. King is 2 3/4 inches tall.
It was sold exclusively by Franklin Mint and was created by the House of Faberge by private commission.The beautiful solid Rosewood and marble board is very heavy - approximately 15 pounds and measures approx 16 inches square.The fully hallmarked chessmen range from 1 1/2 inches tall - just under 3 inches.The specifications:
Title: The Faberge Imperial Chess Set
Designer - Igor Carl Faberge
Playing Pieces - 32 individually crafted chessmen. Carved onyx and jasper.
Gemstones - Rubies, emeralds, sapphires, cultured pearls, amethysts, tourmalines, aquamarines, citrines, garnets, jade.
Precious metals - Gold Vermeil - 24 karat gold electroplate on sterling silver.
Playing Board - Polished Marble
Chest - Solid Rosewood
Edition - Permanently limited to 1500 complete sets worldwide.
A collectors item likened to a rare gem! Enjoy.