Imported from Italy, you will not find a more impressive chess set in our collection than this masterpiece from Italfama. This chess set includes Italfama's Egyptian hand painted theme chess pieces matched with their Tuscan Marble and Wood Chess Case. The Egyptian is a very large and heavy chess set with a 5 inch tall king. This beautifully sculpted Egyptian theme chess set from the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy is truly one of their very finest creations. Chess pieces are represented by figures and artifacts from ancient Egypt culture including Pharaoh, Obelisk, and the Great Sphinx of Giza. Pieces are made of cast zinc using the old-world lost wax casting process and have a lustrous brass and nickel plating that is lacquered so that they never tarnish. Each piece is colorfully hand painted to accentuate the form and detail.
This large and luxurious chess case from Italfama features a Tuscan marble chess board supported by a beautiful wood case with a drawer on each side for storing pieces when you want to put them away. The famous Tuscan marble is the finest marble found in the world. The brown marble has a blend of shades and unique patterns that add character and charm and looks gorgeous contrasted with white marble squares. Handcrafted to exacting standards by the skilled craftsmen at Italfama, this beautiful chess case is nothing less than a fine piece of furniture. This is a large and heavy chess case measuring 23.5 inches square and 5.5 inches tall. It has 2.5 inch squares that are large enough for most any chess set. The drawers come completely out to make it easy for getting pieces in and back out and will accommodate pieces with a base diameter up to 1.8 inches. You will not find a more beautiful chess set to display in your home.
- King Height: 5"
- King Base: 1.5"
- Material: Brass & Nickel Plated Cast Zinc
- Chess Set Weight: 15 lbs.
- Felt Pads
- Comes packaged in Italfama green and gold fancy cardboard box.
- Made in Italy
- Material: Tuscan Marble & Tilia Wood (European Lime)
- Overall Dimensions: 23.5" x 23.5" x .5.5"
- Square Size: 2.5"
- Inside Drawer Size: 10.8" x 9" x 1.8"
- Made in Italy