This chess set package includes our Imperial Series Set with padauk and boxwood pieces matched with our Padauk and Bird's-Eye Maple Molded Edge chess board. Our Imperial offers a traditional Staunton design blended with contemporary features creating a unique and elegant chess set. Handcrafted by our highly skilled artisans, pieces are made from the finest quality African padauk and boxwood and lacquered to both protect and enhance the beauty of the wood. Each and every piece is thoughtfully designed to create an elegant profile and cohesive appearance from pawn to king. The knight is the star of this set with its strong posture and intricate features that only the best carvers in the world can replicate from piece to piece. The is a regulation size set with a 3.75" tall king. The pieces are heavily weighted for exceptional balance and stability while thick green baize pads allow the pieces to slide smoothly across the chess board. We include 2 extra queens for pawn promotion.
Our Padauk and Bird's-Eye Maple Molded Edge chess board is made for us by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain, the preeminent wood chess board manufacturer in the world. The craftsmanship and quality of the inlay work is unsurpassed. The black molded edge accentuates the rich red-brown colors of the padauk and a wide black inlay delineates the squares. The squares are 2.125" and the chess board measures 21.5" overall and is .5" thick. An excellent chess board for the backdrop of these beautiful padauk and boxwood pieces. Whether you are collector or looking for just one special chess set, the Imperial pieces together with this chess board blends beauty and functionality for display and play.
Chess Set Specifications & Features:
- Includes 34 Pieces with 2 Extra Queens for Pawn Promotion
- Wood: African Padauk & Boxwood
- Finish: Gloss Lacquer
- King Height: 3.75"
- King Base: 1.625"
- King Weight: 2.5 Ounces
- Chess Set Weight: 56 Ounces
- Green Baize Pads
- Padauk & Bird-Eye Maple Veneers and Other Wood Material
- Matte Polyurethane Finish
- Square Size: 2.125"
- Dimensions: 21.5" x 21.5" x .5
- Wide Black Delimiter Around Squares
- Black Molded Edge
- Made in Spain