Very small Russian rice chess game

Very small Russian rice chess game

I purchased this cute little wooden set (age unknown) which was sold as a ‘Russian rice chess game’ not having heard of this description before – the pawns are almost 2 cms high with the king being 4.2 cms tall. The unusual shape of the pieces and...
Miniature bone chess set & board

Miniature bone chess set & board

This miniature damaged set was purchased on E bay some years ago – similar pieces are mentioned in the CCI publication ‘miniature chess sets’.  The delightful small inlaid board comes with miniature ivory draughts pieces. When I purchased this part...
miniature vegetable ivory set

miniature vegetable ivory set

THIS AMAZING LITTLE COLLECTABLE BUT ALL 32 PIECES ARE HOUSED IN A SMALL TAGUA NUT CARVED EGG , WHICH IS SOME 2 INCHES LONG AND ABOUT ONE INCH in diameter.to display these tiny fragile pieces in a display case, i use the sticky side of tape folded over and place the...