The British Vs Zulus Hand painted themed Chess set by Italfama

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  • Made in Italy
  • Superb quality and detail
  • 3.25 inch king
  • Presented with a beautiful 15.75 inch walnut and maple board


Experience the breathtaking beauty of Italfama's British vs Zulus hand painted chess set. Each piece is expertly crafted with intricate details, from the regal Zulu King in traditional attire to the elegant British military couple, Lord Chelmsford and his wife Adria. The Zulu pieces are a sight to behold, with a majestic Queen, all-knowing 'bishop', and beautifully decorated pawns with their tribal shields. The clever portrayal of Zulu rooks as dwelling huts adds a touch of brilliance to this stunning set. Experience the regal beauty of the British Military in their striking red and white uniforms, each armed with pistols or bayonet firearms. The rooks are represented by an impressive Union Jack flag flying above a cannon. This coveted set includes hand-painted chess pieces and a stunning 15.75 inch walnut and maple board from Spain. But for those seeking just the exquisite chessmen, the British v Zulus set is also available individually.


Experience the thrilling historical events from the comfort of your own home with The British Vs Zulus Hand painted themed Chess set by Italfama. Passionately crafted with attention to detail, this set captures the powerful story of Lord Carnarvon's successful introduction of federation in Canada and the British government's similar tactic in South Africa. Inspire strong emotions with the vivid depictions of Sir Henry Bartle Frere's actions as High Commissioner in 1874, leading to the infamous ultimatum given to Zulu king Cetshwayo in 1878. Witness the intense battles that followed and the ultimate British victory that ended the Zulu nation's independence. This set is a must-have for any history buff and lover of strategic games. Order now and bring home a piece of powerful and inspiring history!


  • 1 chess board
  • 32 chessmen
  • 1 rules booklet
  • Two year warranty


King Height 3.25 inches
King Base Diameter 1 inches
King Weight 22.8 grams
Pawn Height 2.7 inches
Pawn Weight 16.9 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1 inches
Weight 2.5 kg
Materials Crushed Stone Resin, Walnut, Maple
Style Themed
Number of Queens 2
Board Size 15.75 inches
Board Thickness 0.6 inches
Square Size 1.75 inches