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Fish Life Chess Set

Designed 1923
Designed by Max Esser (German, 1885–1945) Made by the Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, Germany (1710–present)
In the mid-eighteenth century the Meissen porcelain factory produced several chess sets by sculptor and chief modeler Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775). In the 1920s Meissen again began to produce chess sets, among them three designed by Max Esser, known largely at the factory as a modeler of animal figures.

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