Chess Set Price: $12,500.00 SOLD OUT
LIMITED EDITION OF 15.
Handmade at the artist's studio in New York City.
Although the Soviets never made it out of lower earth orbit, cosmonauts (black) face astronauts (white) in this lunar game of chess. Gravity is manufactured by rare-earth neodymium magnets and a high-mass 5 lbs felt-covered lead base. Each piece includes a handmade name (like Yuri Gagarin's) and three landing legs customized for the magnetic lunar surface.
Comes in a signed handmade Hermés + LEM box.
9" x 11-3/4" x 2-3/4"