This beautiful chess set includes our Columbian Knight Staunton in African Padauk and Boxwood matched with our Padauk and Bird's-Eye Maple Molded Edge Chess Board. After an absence of nearly ten years, we are bringing back the Colombian Knight Staunton chess set in 2021 for a special limited edition release. This elegant Staunton chess set is brings together the very best features of a heirloom quality set blending traditional Staunton elements with unique design concepts. The knight is beautifully sculpted with a one-of-a-kind armor plated body and realistic features including ears, eyes, nose, and mouth. Only the very best carvers in the world can accurately carve and replicate the details of this knight from piece to piece. The other pieces are equally well crafted with wood turning that is is extraordinary.
The Colombian Knight is a very large set with a 4.6 inch tall king with a base diameter of 1.9 inches. The pieces are made from the highest quality African padauk and boxwood and heavily weighted for good balance and stability on the chess board. The king features an elegant cross finial that you will not find on another chess set. The pieces have thick green baize pads so you can slide your pieces across the board or sit down softly. We include an extra queen for each color for pawn promotion and a certificate of authenticity so you will always know what the chess set name is, the type of wood, the year it was made, and where it came from. A must have for the collector!
Our Padauk and Bird's-Eye Maple Molded Edge chess board is one of the most beautiful chess boards in our collection. This is an inlaid chess board handcrafted by the skilled craftsmen of Rechapados Ferrer - the quality of the workmanship is unsurpassed. The padauk is on the most beautiful woods in the world with orange-burgundy colors and with this we contrast the bird's-eye maple for the white squares. This board makes the perfect backdrop for the padauk and boxwood chess pieces. The squares are 2.375" and the overall size of the board is 23.5" and .6" thick. These large and luxurious pieces matched with this colorful chess board will add enjoyment to every game you play.
- African Padauk & Boxwood
- Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel
- King Height: 4.6"
- King Base: 1.9"
- King Weight: 4.2 oz.
- Chess Set Weight: 67 oz.
- 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
- Green Baize Cloth Pads
- Material: Padauk & Bird-Eye Maple Veneers and Other Wood Material
- Finish: Semi-gloss Polyurethane (soft satin finish)
- Square Size: 2.375"
- Dimensions: 23.5" x 23.5" x .5
- Wide Black Delimiter Around Squares
- Black Molded Edge
- Made in Spain