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Italian Mid-Century Modern Gold and Silver Chess Set
By Ottaviani
Located in Weesp, NL
This big, elegant and stylish Mid-Century Modern Italian gold and silver chess set is truly stunning. The pieces are made of gold and silver plated Mastic and in fantastic condition....
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Gold Plate, Silver Plate

Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
By Alberto and Diego Giacometti
Located in Halle, DE
Stunning chess set with cast bronze player pieces and hammered and patinated brass board.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Brutalist Games

Materials

Brass, Brass, Bronze

  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
  • Giacometti Inspired Brutalist Bronze Chess Set
H 4.34 in. W 15.75 in. D 15.75 in.
Blu Marble and Art Glass Chess Game Set, Italy, circa 1960s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An Italian marble and art glass chess game set, circa 1960s, Italy. Marble game board has a beautiful rare blue marble colors that include: white, and a marble combo of white/blue/gr...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Toys and Dolls

Materials

Marble

Agresti Wood Marble Golf Club Chess Set
By Agresti
Located in New York, NY
White bird’s-eye maple and green marble chess set. Hand painted Golf chessmen.   
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Games

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Birdseye Maple

Midcentury Italian Hand Carved and Painted Medieval Style Chess Set and Table
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Midcentury Italian hand carved and painted medieval style chess set and table removable glass top with fitted and slotted drawers for storage of figures. Can also be used as cocktail...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Medieval Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Wood, Paint

Golf Inspired Chess Set in White Bird's-Eye Maple by Agresti
By Agresti
Located in New York, NY
White bird's-eye maple and erable. Hand-painted golf chessmen.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Games

Materials

Birdseye Maple

Nelson Chess Set in Corno Italiano and Palladium-Plated Brass, Mod. 3010
By Arcahorn Srl., A. Andreucci
Located in Recanati, Macerata
A modern interpretation of the iconic game of chess, our Nelson chess set will delight generations of players or collectors. Artisan crafted from Corno Italiano and crowned with pall...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Game Boards

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Glass

Contemporary Minimalist Green & Yellow Murano Glass Chess Set on Mirrored Board
Located in New York, NY
A fun Italian portable chess game of modern organic design, the detailed chess pieces are molded in vibrant green and yellow Murano Art glass, the mirror glass chessboard is decorate...
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2010s Italian Minimalist Games

Materials

Art Glass, Blown Glass, Mirror, Mirror, Murano Glass

Set of Three Mario Bellini 'Gli Scacchi' Chess Pieces, Extra Pieces Available
By B&B Italia
Located in London, GB
Italian architect Mario Bellini is well known for creating powerful, thoughtful and creative pieces of design. The Gli Chess series works both as modular tables or seating. The versa...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Center Tables

Materials

Plastic

Games Chess Set of Handcrafted and Painted Wood Pieces with Table and Board
Located in Antwerp, BE
Rare Italian chess table set from early 20th century in carved, lacquered, gilded and hand painted wood with very pleasant floral decorations. Measures: Height 79 cm. Width 69 cm.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Game Tables

Materials

Wood, Wood, Wood

Michele de Lucchi Chess Set
By Memphis Group, Michele de Lucchi
Located in Pasadena, CA
A full chess set featuring two chairs, a light-up Lucite table and chess board with chess pieces . The playful chairs and sculptural metal pieces embody the whimsy of the postmodern ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Memphis Group Living Room Sets

Materials

Iron, Metal

  • Michele de Lucchi  Chess Set
  • Michele de Lucchi  Chess Set
  • Michele de Lucchi  Chess Set
  • Michele de Lucchi  Chess Set
H 30 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
This is one of the most interesting chess sets I have come across. Illegibly sign, but with a made in Italy legible it is amazing. The details are fantastic, fired in ceramic with gl...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Game Boards

  • Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
  • Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
  • Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
  • Italian Antique Ceramic Chess Set
H 5 in. W 2.75 in. D 1.75 in.
Chess Set and Chess Board in Plexiglass and Metal, Italy, 1970s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chess game, in plexiglass and metal, Italy, 1970s Exceptional game of chess. A checkered board of white and black plexiglass blocks. All chess pieces are handmade. Their appearance ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Metal

Large Italian 1960s Brutalist "Etruscan" Bronze Chess Set
Located in Austin, TX
A massive 1960s Italian Brutalist chess set. The pieces heavily cast in bronze, one set patinated green, the other left plain. Modeled after Etruscan bronze sculptures produced in ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Brutalist Games

Materials

Brass, Brass, Bronze, Bronze

Alabaster Chess and Checkers Set
Located in South Salem, NY
Chiellini brand carved alabaster chess and checkers set. Each piece has a red felted bottom with the Chiellini name in gold letters. Complete set in never used condition. Many still ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Games

Materials

Alabaster

  • Alabaster Chess and Checkers Set
  • Alabaster Chess and Checkers Set
  • Alabaster Chess and Checkers Set
  • Alabaster Chess and Checkers Set
H 1.75 in. W 13.75 in. L 1.75 in.
Black/White Onyx Chess Set
Located in Bellport, NY
An Elegant black and white Onyx Chess set,in excellant condition,all pieces intact.
Category

20th Century Italian Games

Materials

Onyx

  • Black/White Onyx Chess Set
  • Black/White Onyx Chess Set
  • Black/White Onyx Chess Set
  • Black/White Onyx Chess Set
H 4 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Malachite and Marble Chess Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Malachite and marble chess board with hand-carved bone playing pieces. The board is from Africa and the pieces are Italian.
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Mid-20th Century Italian More Desk Accessories

Luxury Romeo Rega Chess Set
By Romeo Rega
Located in Munich, DE
Stunning Bicolor chess set by Romeo Rega on a stainless steel board. 32 playing pieces high quality manufactured in brass and polished nickel. Signed "Romeo Rega Made in Italy" on t...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Games

Materials

Brass

  • Luxury Romeo Rega Chess Set
  • Luxury Romeo Rega Chess Set
  • Luxury Romeo Rega Chess Set
  • Luxury Romeo Rega Chess Set
H 3.94 in. W 16.74 in. D 16.74 in.
1980's Murano Glass Chess Game Set
Located in Saint ouen, FR
1980s Murano glass chess game. Size of chess board 55 x 54.5 cm. Size of pawns: height 9 cm., diameter 6 cm. Dimensions below are for the largest piece, the King.
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Games

Materials

Murano Glass

  • 1980's Murano Glass Chess Game Set
  • 1980's Murano Glass Chess Game Set
  • 1980's Murano Glass Chess Game Set
  • 1980's Murano Glass Chess Game Set
H 8.08 in. W 2.76 in. D 2.76 in.
Scaccomatto Chess Set by Franco Rocco
By Franco Rocco
Located in New York, NY
Incised signature to each King 'Franco Rocco 397/1000'. This set is number 353 from the edition of 1000. Each cube can be dismantled into eighteen pieces.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Games

Materials

Brass, Bronze, Chrome, Chrome

20th Century Italian Silver Gilt and Marble Chess Set, circa 1960
Located in London, London
Stunning 20th century Italian solid silver chess set pieces on silver plated stand, one set richly gilt, the elaborately decorated board inlaid with blue and white marble. The game p...
Category

20th Century Italian Games

Materials

Silver

Grand Vintage Chess Set "Charlemagne and Moors"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Grand Chess Set "Charlemagne and Moors" Created by Piero Benzoni and Anna Dausieu Stamped with sculptor's signature (Anna Dausieu) and the Lucite table maker's signature (John Jaco...
Category

20th Century Italian Games

Materials

Bronze

1970s Modernist Painted and Gilded Wood Chess Set
Located in Naples, IT
Vintage chess board in painted and gilded wood. The chessboard is very original, the chess is round and not square, painted in black and gold on a red background. The game pieces are...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Wood

  • 1970s Modernist Painted and Gilded Wood Chess Set
  • 1970s Modernist Painted and Gilded Wood Chess Set
  • 1970s Modernist Painted and Gilded Wood Chess Set
  • 1970s Modernist Painted and Gilded Wood Chess Set
H 15.75 in. W 15.75 in. D 1.97 in.
Italian Black and White Marble and Onyx Chess, Backgammon, and Tic-Tac-Toe Set
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Italian black and white marble and onyx double-sided game board for chess, backgammon, and tic-tac-toe, with onyx and marble pieces. Good vintage condition with age appropria...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Games

Materials

Marble, Onyx

Romeo Rega Chess Set in Lucite, Brass and Chrome
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous chess set with steel board and Lucite playing pieces with gilt brass and polished nickel caps and bases. Very high quality. Signed Romeo Rega on the side of the board.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Games

Materials

Lucite

Austin Cox Aluminum Chess Set and Board with Display Box
Located in Hudson, NY
This complete chess set with board and display box were produced in limited quantities by Alcoa Aluminum in 1962 as presentation sets and designed by industrial designer Austin Cox. ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Games

Chess Set Bronze Gold and Silver by Piero Beuzoni/Berfons
Located in Sarasota, FL
Purchased at the shop Ruby Gallery on the Grande Canal, Venice Porte Rialto Bridge in 2003 bronze cast with Vermillion gold and silver finishes. The chess board is made of green and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Medieval Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Set of Three Mario Bellini 'Gli Scacchi' Chess Pieces, Extra Pieces Available
By B&B Italia
Located in London, GB
Italian architect Mario Bellini is well known for creating powerful, thoughtful and creative pieces of design. The Gli Chess series works both as modular tables or seating. The versi...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Center Tables

Materials

Plastic

Set of 14 Elements 'Gli Scacchi' or 'Chess' by Mario Bellini for C&B/B&B, Italia
By C&B Italia, Mario Bellini
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of 14 seating or table elements by Mario Bellini. As they are made of duraplum plastic, they can be used both as a seat and table. They resemble oversized children's building b...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chairs

Italian Chess Set
Located in San Francisco, CA
A beautifully fossilized marble and onyx chess board with inlaid brass detail, all hand-carved ottoman figures (the tallest measuring 5 inches high). Inlay box with fitted interior t...
Category

20th Century Italian Games

Materials

Breccia Marble, Marble, Onyx

  • Italian Chess Set
  • Italian Chess Set
  • Italian Chess Set
  • Italian Chess Set
H .75 in. W 18 in. D 18 in.
19th Century Italian Chess Set
Located in Pasadena, CA
Chess set in Ash, circa 1860. Ranging in height from 2-inches to 3.75-inches tall.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical More Desk Accessories

Materials

Ash

Rare Chrome and Brass Italian Chess Set by Romeo Rega
By Romeo Rega
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A spectacular 1970s Italian chess set by Romeo Rega. Constructed of polish chrome, brass and clear acrylic. The board is signed Romeo Rega made in Italy on the side (see detail photo...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Games

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Italian Carved Marble Chess Set
Located in Garnerville, NY
Complete circa 1930 carved marble chess set. Contains all its pieces that are beautifully carved and polished. Good condition with some minor bumps, dings, base chips and scratches. ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Games

Materials

Marble, Carrara Marble

  • Italian Carved Marble Chess Set
  • Italian Carved Marble Chess Set
  • Italian Carved Marble Chess Set
  • Italian Carved Marble Chess Set
H .75 in. W 13.38 in. D 13.38 in.
Travertine and Brass Modernist Chess Set Vintage Italian
Located in North Miami, FL
This amazing and dual Italian vintage travertine and brass vintage chess set is now so modern. The players are all travertine and have polished brass modernist tips. It has an earthy...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Travertine, Brass

"Universum" Chess Set Designed by Arthur Elliot for ANRI, Italy
By Arthur Elliot
Located in Atlanta, GA
Modernist chess set, designed by Arthur Elliot for ANRI of Italy. This is the "Universum" model set and retains it's original fitted box to hold all the pieces when not in use. Arthu...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Italian Romeo Rega Chrome, Brass and Lucite Chess Set
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chic vintage Italian chess set designed by Romeo Rega.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Pink and Black Carved Italian Stone Marble Chess Set
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Complete set of carved marble chess board and matching pieces. The squares on the board are created from a rose pink marble, and black marble. Both have wonderful veining. Surroundin...
Category

20th Century Unknown Hollywood Regency Game Boards

Materials

Marble, Stone

Modern Italian Black and White Marble and Brass Chess Game Set
Located in New York, NY
A gorgeous and substantial vintage Modern Italian black, white, and green marble with brass, chess game set. Italy, circa 1970s. Board is black and white marble with a green marble t...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Games

Materials

Marble, Brass

Arthur Elliot "Universum" Chess Set for Anri
By Arthur Elliot, ANRI
Located in Milan, IT
A rare and a collector's item chess set. Hand crafted pieces including original box and chess board
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Games

Materials

Wood

Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
By Aldo Tura
Located in Miami, FL
Chess set rendered in two-tone checkerboard goatskin and white and gold bronze chess pieces, designed by Aldo Tura, Italy, 1960s.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Bronze

  • Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
  • Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
  • Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
  • Aldo Tura Goatskin and Bronze Chess Set
H 1 in. W 19.75 in. D 19.75 in.
Mid-Century Modernist Handblown Murano Glass Chess Set
Located in New York, NY
This exquisite set has all been hand blown by one of the masters of murano glass . Each piece is unique and features flecks of 24k yellow gold . The detailing on this set is incred...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Games

Materials

Blown Glass

Modernist Chess Set by Arthur Elliot for ANRI
By Arthur Elliot, ANRI
Located in Atlanta, GA
Modernist Chess Set, designed by Arthur Elliot for ANRI of Italy. This is the "Space Age" model set and retains it's custom fitted box with a top shelf insert to hold all t...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Games

Materials

Maple, Walnut

  • Modernist Chess Set by Arthur Elliot for ANRI
  • Modernist Chess Set by Arthur Elliot for ANRI
  • Modernist Chess Set by Arthur Elliot for ANRI
  • Modernist Chess Set by Arthur Elliot for ANRI
H 3.25 in. W 10.75 in. D 7.5 in.
Set of three Mario Bellini 'Gli Scacchi' Chess pieces
By B&B Italia
Located in London, GB
Italian architect Mario Bellini is well known for creating powerful, thoughtful and creative pieces of design. The Gli Chess series works both as modular tables or seating. The versi...
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Center Tables

Materials

Plastic

1970s Modernist Chess Set Onyx Board Gold Steel Pieces
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1970s chess set designed and manufactured in Italy. Solid polished gold and nickel-plated steel pieces with an Onyx board. This is a substantial set that weighs 10 kilos.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Onyx, Steel, Nickel

Magnificent Romeo Rega Brass Chrome Chess Set with Board Mid-Century Modern
By Romeo Rega
Located in Pemberton, NJ
A magnificent 1970s Italian chess set by Romeo Rega. Constructed of polish chrome and brass. The board is signed Romeo Rega made in Italy on the side. Dimension: Board 16.75” ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Italian Chess Set For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the Italian chess set you’re looking for. Each Italian chess set for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and stone. Find 40 options for an antique or vintage Italian chess set now, or shop our selection of 4 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Italian chess set, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each Italian chess set bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Italian chess set over the years, but those crafted by Arthur Elliot, B&B Italia and Romeo Rega are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is an Italian Chess Set?

An Italian chess set can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $3,200, while the lowest priced sells for $395 and the highest can go for as much as $65,000.