c Whitehorn  -  Sculptor
Sea Fantasy Chess Set

This is truly a unique set for the Chess collector or the dedicated player.
Sea Fantasy Chess Set with mermen, merwomen (mermaids), dolphins, hyppocamps, and octopedes.
Sea Fantasy Chess Set
1980, 1999 by C Whitehorn
3"h x 16"w x 16"d
Bronze and etched glass

in a limited edition of 25 with some still available

Sea Fantasy Chess SetSea Fantasy Chess Set

This chess is thirty-two miniature sculptures, no two exactly alike.

The King, 3" tall, is Triton riding a dolphin - his crown is a starfish.
The Queen is Neriad also on a dolphin, blowing a conch horn.
The two Bishops are a merman and mermaid,
the Knights are hyppocamps, sea horses with fish tails, and
the Rooks are dolphins, swift and far ranging.
The Pawns are sixteen octopedes, arm wrestling for position.
The board is " heavy plate glass etched with dolphins and octopedes.

To see individual pieces more closely, follow the "Next" link below

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all images and graphics 2000 by C Whitehorn