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The Sher-E-Punjab Series Chess Pieces in Ebony Wood / Box Wood - 4.6" King

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Description

Quick Overview

Material: Ebony Wood / Box wood (Gardenia latifolia)

Dimensions: King Height - 4.60" (117 mm)
                        King Base - 1.92" (49 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.28" (58 mm)
                        Pawn Base -  1.37" (35 mm)


You're getting: 34 pieces(2 extra queens); Board and Storage Box is not included.

Weight
1750 grams (61.72 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
 (2.5") / (60 mm) square size


Shipping : FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 10-15 days delivery for rest of the world

Note 
:  Taxes/Custom charges are included.

Features
Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King  4.60" (117 mm)
1.92" (49 mm)
Queen 3.81" (97 mm)
 1.77" (45 mm)
Bishop 3.38" (86 mm)
 1.65" (42 mm)
Knight  3.42" (87 mm)
1.65" (42 mm)
Rook  2.55" (65 mm) 1.65" (42 mm)
Pawn  2.28" (58 mm)
1.37" (35 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1750 grams (61.72 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebony Wood
Light Pieces Box Wood
Recommended Board Size  (2.5") / (60 mm) square size

This dazzling chess set "The Sher-E-Punjab Series" in Staunton pattern, is made up of ebony wood and boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4.6 inches and its base is robust 1.9 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 is exceptional.

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 double weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. Chess pieces have unique collar rings and thick green felts, which precisely envelops the base of each chess men for smooth movement on the chess board. The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer.

Craftmanship: This chess set features a spectacular knight carved in ebony wood and boxwood. Other chess pieces are also uniquely stylized to allow the set to truly stand out. They are meticulously hand crafted from the finest grade ebony wood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. Each chessmen is carefully hand crafted in India with dainty details that makes the Sher-E-Punjab series unique. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is comparable to the luxury chess sets that are sold for $1000+ by other retailers.

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.

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Design Inspiration: The Sher-E-Punjab series is manufactured in Amritsar, India. Inspired from the famous Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of the Punjab, our Sher-E-Punjab Series personifies the legacy of the famous Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The sweeping mane, a distinctive head shape and a bold design of the knight represent the "Lion of Punjab". Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. The empire, based in the Punjab region, existed from 1799 to 1849. It was forged, on the foundations of the Dal Khalsa, under the leadership of Ranjit Singh from a collection of autonomous Sikh Misls. The Golden Temple in Amritsar was completely renovated by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. 

This chess set is expertly carved by the instructions of our designing team in Amritsar. We’ve considered the diminutive details of this chess set, to bring out the captivating eye-catching design. All chess pieces have elegant visual appeal that blends well for permanent display on a cocktail table. Matching chess board for these pieces is available at our web store at extra cost. Shop Here

 

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product colour may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.

Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant.

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Shipping :- We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Europe and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Australia, 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 10-15 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or custom duties after your payment at chessbazaar.com.

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Customer Reviews
a top luxury set Review by badrada
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A top shelf luxury set the knight design is very unique. And the other pieces are very nice. Chess bazaar found a winner when they came up with this set. Highly recommend to anyone. Set looks better in person than it does on the site. An awesome set that I'm glad I purchased. (Posted on 5/27/2016)

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