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Dolfi "farmers", Mid 20th Century.

The famous Italian Dolfi "farmers" hand carved and painted caricature bust Chess Set from Mid 20th Century.

Wooden hand worked chessboard with farmers life theme. The pieces of the board are finely wrought and decorated drawing inspiration tradition. The peculiarity of this wood carved chess board is that each piece is singularly characterized: every piece has its own character and plays a different type of farmer, both in clothing and in mimicry of the face. This woodworking requires great skill in the carving and in the decoration of the piece.

This beautiful Chess set made in South Tyrol region in northern Italy. Hand carved from European wood, finished and painted by hand. Dolfi Land in Val Gardena, carving Traditions since 1892.

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