SKU: RCP190

1851 Reproduction Staunton Ebony Chessmen 4.4 inch

Sale price€1.016,95

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  • Stately 4.4 inch (11 cm) king.
  • Broad 2 inch (5.08 cm) bases.
  • Beautifully crafted from ebony.
  • Superb detail and high quality finish.
  • Perfectly weighted and felted.
  • Two additional queens.
  • Suitable for boards with larger squares from 21 inches (53 cm) .

Crafted from luxurious ebony and boxwood in the iconic and timeless Staunton design, these 1851 Reproduction Staunton Chessmen are exquisitely detailed and impeccably finished. With a 4.4 inch king, handcrafted by the same renowned chess workshop known for producing the world's finest chessmen, each piece is masterfully turned from solid wood and meticulously carved with stunning intricacies. The king stands tall and regal at 4.4 inches, adorned with an intricate finial and double banding on his collar. Each piece in this elegant set is perfectly weighted for balance and features a billiard cloth base for protection of your prized board.

These handcrafted ebony chessmen feature the signature "1851" branding at their base, along with the unique emblem of the king's crown on one white knight and one white rook, and a mirrored design on the black counterparts. This intentional placement is a practical and innovative way to signify their position on the King's side of the board. In fact, in descriptive chess notation, these pieces are often referred to as the "queen's knight" or "king's rook". As a luxurious touch, this set also includes two extra queens for promotion.

Crafted from exquisite ebony and boxwood, these chess pieces are not only a coveted acquisition but also a valuable investment and timeless heirloom for generations to come. The stately king with its commanding height and broad base pairs perfectly with boards 21 inches and larger. Enhance the elegance of these exquisite pieces with our selection of chess piece cases for safekeeping.

Includes:

  • 34 chessmen
  • Two year warranty
  • 1 rules booklet

Specification:

King Height 4.4 inches
King Base Diameter 2 inches
King Weight 108 grams
Pawn Height 2 inches
Pawn Weight 28 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1.4 inches
Materials Ebony, Boxwood
Number of Queens 4