This beautiful chess set includes our Hengroen Staunton in ebony and boxwood matched with Italfama's Walnut Burl and Erable Chess Board. The Hengroen is named after the stallion rode by the legendary King Arthur. The Hengroen brings together the very best features of a heirloom quality set blending traditional Staunton elements with a contemporary design. The knight is beautifully sculpted with realistic features and an elegant pose with its head turned down and mane flowing down the neck. A bridal and breast collar add to the realistic design. 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 crafted with wood turning that is is extraordinary. The Hengroen Staunton 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 ebony and boxwood and heavily weighted for good balance and stability on the chess board. The king features a unique 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!
From the craftsmen at Italfama in Italy, this stunning chess board made from the finest walnut burl and whitened bird's-eye maple veneer is one of the most beautiful in our collection. Walnut burl has unique and beautiful character with rich brown colors that intermingle creating in irregular patterns making each chess board a unique creation. The high gloss polyurethane gives the chess board a glass-like finish that enhances the color and depth of the irregular burl wood patterns. The whitened bird's-eye maple used for the white squares creates a wonderful contrast next to the darker walnut burl. A black delimiter defines the playing area from the extra wide frame gives this elegant chess board visual balance. Whether you are a collector or simply looking for one special chess set to display use for your games at home, you will not find a more beautiful combination.
- Genuine Ebony & 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: Walnut Burl & Whitened Bird's-Eye Maple Veneers and Other Wood Material
- Finish: High Gloss Polyurethane (glass-like finish)
- Square Size: 2.375"
- Width of Border: 2.375"
- Dimensions: 23.5" x 23.5" x .75"
- Made in Italy