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Man Ray Chess Board



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PLEASE NOTE: The Man Ray Chess Board and Pieces are both back ordered until Fall 2021. Please email Michelle at to place your order in the queue. 

Designer: Man Ray

This design was inspired by Man Ray's lifelong friendship with avid chess player and fellow artist Marcel Duchamp. This re-edition of the 1920s Wooden Chess Set is based on the original 1920 Man Ray Wooden Chess Set in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and was the inspiration for a larger silver version in the MoMA collection. In this set, Man Ray translates traditional chess pieces into pure geometric forms. 

Item Description: Chess set and board sold separately. Click here to order the Man Ray Chess pieces. Gift boxed.

Materials: Solid beech wood with clear lacquered and black painted finishes; wool felt pads.

Dimensions: L: 17" x W: 17" x H: 0.75"

Care Instructions: Dust with soft dry cloth

Made In: Germany