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





Quick Overview

Material: Ebony Wood / Boxwood (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.

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, AU, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More

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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 chessmen 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.

Craftsmanship: 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 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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Customer Reviews
Simply an amazing experience! Review by Sr.Martiny
Having worked in social media and eCommerce for over a decade I am usually q bit suspicious when all comments under a given product are super positive, however . . .

Chessbazaar deserves all the praise!

Amazing customer support (cross-channel) starting via chat, answering questions via email and even filling out a super nerdy excel I created to be enabled to better compare piece height and weights.

In the end, I was even able to save a significant amount of money due to Chessbazaar being super cool and allowing me to use a coupon even though it ended a couple of hours earlier.

Shipping was ridiculously fast (Dehli to Leipzig to Düsseldorf in 4-5 days), don’t know how they managed.

Well, that being said: the pieces are simply lovely, great quality, the weight is perfect, don’t know what else to say, you see the pictures.

Bought both a classic set (1860 Andersen) and something fancier (Sher-E-Punjab) in order to play different pieces against each other and I was also afraid I might get bored from the extravagant Knights and wanted to have a back-up. Right now I use the Sher-E-Punjab for the white pieces and the Andersen for the black pieces. Lovely site, Let me tell you <3 (Posted on 12/24/2018)
Beautiful Chess Set Review by Louise
I recently purchased the Sher E Punjab from Chessbazaar in Ebony & Boxwood. This is a really beautiful chess set. The knights are large and with a stunning design.

Sapna was really helpful and agreed to replace a Rook which had a small crack to the top, with no hesitation. I can thoroughly recommend her helpful customer service.

Thank you for another fabulous chess set! (Posted on 7/3/2017)

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