Material: Ebony Wood & Antiqued Boxwood
Dimensions: King Height - 4.09" (104 mm) King Base - 1.85" (47 mm) Pawn Height - 2.16" (55 mm) Pawn Base - 1.37" (35 mm)
You're getting: 34 pieces (2 extra Queens included); Board is not included.Weight: 1660 grams (58.55 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.
Weight Type: LeadRecommended Board Size: (2.36") (60 mm) sq.
Shipping: FedEx/DHL 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More
This artistic chess set is handcrafted with precision and care in genuine ebony wood and antiqued boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4" tall with a base diameter of 1.8 inches. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. Pieces have unique rings and thick green felts, which precisely envelops the base of each chessmen for smooth movement on the chess board. The well-reproduced knights represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer. The ancient Indian warrior Staunton luxury series chess set brings the vintage experience to the masses.
Weight: 1660 grams (58.55 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.
The ebony wood is fine and a true pleasure to hold. The deep luster and total blackness of the ebony wood are exceptional. The opposing pieces are made of antiqued boxwood. Boxwood is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic detail.
Craftsmanship: Each piece is meticulously hand carved from the finest grade wood. The set is entirely handmade in India and heavily weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. All chess pieces have a wide base which adds another interesting dimension to the set. Each chessmen is carefully handcrafted with dainty details. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces are comparable to the chess sets that are sold for $2000+ by other retailers.
Sculpted to stand out: Handcrafted in India, by the passionate designers of chessbazaar whose wish is to present you with the most wonderful ancient chess set. The turnings and carvings of this chess set were first quality and equal to those of the original Jaques sets. Our team of expert carvers put their hearts into the smallest little details of this chess set and have closely worked to bring out this reproduction as perfect as it can be. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a masterpiece which any connoisseur will admire.
Felts: Thick green felt precisely envelops the base of each chessmen.
Uniformity of pieces: The shapes of turned pieces are guided by metal profiles and so all turned pieces are identical, especially the pawns. You can expect some variation where hand carving or cutting comes i.e. knights.
Weights: The set is heavily weighted with lead and so they are a pleasure to hold and will last for years if maintained properly in a dry and clean place.
In-Box items: Retail package consists of 34 chessmen, 2 extra queens included. Chess board NOT included in this sale.
Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.
Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant
Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or customs duty after your payment at chessbazaar.com. Know More
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