SKU: RCPB534

The 1849 Original Staunton Ebony and Palisander Luxury Chess Set with Cabinet

Sale price€1.295,95

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  • Expertly carved from ebony.
  • Broad 1.97 inch (5 cm) bases.
  • Imperious 4.4 inch (11 cm) king.
  • Perfectly weighted and felted.
  • Beautifully crafted 23.6 inch board from Spain.
  • Luxury chess piece cabinet in Mahogany.
  • Green Flock lining.
  • Brass hinges, lock and key.
  • Superb detail and high quality finish chess set.

Expertly crafted by the same renowned chess workshop known for producing the most exquisite chess pieces in the world, these magnificent chessmen are meticulously carved from solid wood with intricate detailing. Adorned with the iconic and timeless Staunton design, these 1849 Reproduction Staunton Chessmen, featuring 4.4 inch kings, are individually handcrafted from premium ebony and boxwood. Standing at an impressive 4.4 inches, the king boasts an ornate finial and double banding on his collar, while his supporting army is expertly weighted for the perfect balance. The bases of each piece are even covered with billiard cloth to protect your chessboard.

The ebony and palisander luxury chess set features beautifully branded kings with the inscription "Staunton 1849". These exquisite reproduction pieces also bear the original markings of the royal crown on select knights and rooks, distinguishing them as the King's flank. This practical innovation was inspired by descriptive chess notation, which often referred to these pieces as the "queen's knight" or "king's rook". Crafted from high-quality ebony and boxwood, this set is a coveted acquisition and a timeless investment for generations to come.

Indulge in luxury with the majestic king's height and sturdy base of this set, matched with the grandiose Montgoy palisander and maple veneer chess board. Handcrafted in Spain by esteemed manufacturers, the rich red grain of this rosewood is nothing short of breathtaking, with precision and finesse in every edge. Finished in an elegant eggshell lacquer, this board is the perfect canvas for these larger and more exquisite chess pieces. To preserve your prized possessions, consider the exquisite mahogany case, boasting a deep and regal hue, accented by sleek brass hardware. Take pride in owning this exclusive lockable box, lined with opulent green flocking to protect your precious pieces and elevate your game.

Please take note that these wooden pieces are designed to fit perfectly when lying down, as is customary. Crafted from hardwood, they will endure without any damage. The external dimensions measure 10 inches by 6.25 inches by 4.25 inches.

Includes:

  • 34 chessmen
  • 1 chess board
  • 1 chess piece case with lock
  • Two year warranty
  • Chess rules
  • Cleaning cloth

Specification:

King Height 4.4 inches
King Base Diameter 1.97 inches
King Weight 102 grams
Pawn Height 2.2 inches
Pawn Weight 40 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1.3 inches
Number of Queens 4
Board Size 23.6 inches
Board Thickness 0.6 inches
Square Size 2.36 inches