From the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy, comes this eloquent chess set package that includes their solid brass Oriental Chessmen matched with their Alabaster Single Drawer Chess Case. This attractive chess set has a decorative Staunton design with an elegant profile and unique shapes. The knight is beautifully sculpted with detailed features including the mane, bridle, eyes, ears, and mouth. The king is 7.5 cm (approx. 3") tall and has a base diameter of 2.4 cm (approx. 1"). The pieces are made from solid brass and are lacquered to prevent them from ever tarnishing. Pieces have red felt pads with each one embossed with the Italfama logo.
The chess case is beautifully designed and skillfully constructed by the craftsmen of Italfama and compliments the richness of the brass pieces . The case features a solid fruit hardwood frame with an elegant molded profile surrounding a beautiful brown and white Tuscan marble chess board on top. It has a single drawer with two compartments for storing the chess pieces when you want to put them away. Large round legs elevate the case highlighting every aspect of its elegant shape and design. The brown squares of the Tuscan marble chess board are a mix of brown colors intermingled with darker veins creating unique and colorful patterns. The squares are 1.75" with an overall size of 18.1" and stands 4.25" tall. This unique chess set will add enjoyment and interest to every game you play and look beautiful displayed in your home.