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Material: Ebony Wood (Diospyros ebenum) & Antiqued Boxwood
Dimensions: King Height - 3.93" (100 mm) King Base - 1.88"(48 mm) Pawn Height - 2.16" (55 mm) Pawn Base - 1.37" (35 mm)
You're getting: 34 pieces(2 extra queens included); Board and Storage Box are not included.Weight: 1540 grams approx (54.32 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%.Recommended Board Size: 60mm Square Size 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
Special thanks to "Stephen Kong A.K.A. Chess Praxis" for his exceptional efforts in making this dream chess set a reality.
chessbazaar® is proud to introduce "B & Co 1860s Antique Chess Set". This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of ebony wood and antiqued boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.93 inches and its base is a robust 1.8 inches. The dark chess pieces are made of ebony wood. It would be difficult to find a more sumptuous wood than ebony wood for the dark side chess pieces. The texture of the ebony wood is fine and a true pleasure to hold. The deep luster and total blackness of the ebony wood are exceptional. They are meticulously handcrafted from the finest grade genuine ebony wood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long-lasting shine.
Chess Pieces Weight: 1540 grams approx (54.32 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 opposing pieces are made of boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic detail. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces are expertly carved and weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden
chess board. Pieces have unique rings and thick green felts, which precisely envelops the base of each chessmen for smooth movement on the chess board. The Knights are well-reproduced and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer.
Craftsmanship: This fascinating chess set was produced by B & Company in the 1860s. The lathe work on each chess piece is noteworthy, especially the marvellous miter cut on the bishops. All chess pieces have a wide base which adds another interesting dimension to the set. The carving and turning the quality of the knight are quite spectacular. Knights have a divergent style of carving on each side making even more captivating pieces from different angle views. The design of the other pieces is also highly outstanding that allows the set to truly stand out.
Weights: The set is heavily weighted and so they are a pleasure to hold and will last for years if maintained properly in a dry and clean place.
Package Includes: 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included), Ownership Certificate, Chessboard 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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