This game of chess with clean lines is characteristic of the timeless Bauhaus style. Josef Hartwig’s chessmen, designed in 1923, have reduced forms which, in contrast to commonly used figures, are symbols based purely on the function and form of the maneuver of each piece. Cubes, cylinders and balls will lead you move by move to checkmate.
Designed by Josef Hartwig. Manufactured by Naef in Germany.
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