Imagine playing chess with this beautiful chess set or just simply decorating you’re your living room. This beautiful chess set from the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy is one of their most popular chess sets. This design like all of their designs is unique and takes the art of chess to a new level. These stylish Staunton-like pieces have an elegant profile and are beautifully decorated with an intricate design that is perfectly created for each piece.
This chess set has a 3 inch tall king with a base diameter of 1 inch. Cast from solid zinc using the age-old lost-wax casting process, you will love the way these heavy pieces feel in your hand. The pieces are brass and nickel plated followed by several layers of lacquer to prevent tarnishing and keep them beautiful and shiny year after year. Whether you are investing in this fine chess set for yourself or buying it for a gift, you will be thoroughly pleased with the quality and elegance of this chess set.
- King Height: 3"
- King Base: 1"
- Material: Brass & Nickel Plated Cast Zinc
- Chess Set Weight: 5 lbs.
- Felt Pads
- Comes packaged in Italfama green and gold fancy cardboard box.
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 1.75" - 2" Squares (chess board not included)
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I was very satisfied with the beautiful quality of the chessboard and the pieces. I wasn't aware the metal pieces were handcrafted in Italy! We were so surprised and it will definitely be in our family for generations to come.
I also have to say that customer service went above and beyond to assist me. I originally ordered the wrong small pieces that did not compliment the board, and this was a few days before Christmas! The very accommodating staff not only shipped out the new set but didn't wait for the other pieces to be returned before sending out the replacement pieces and everything arrived before Christmas! Christmas was saved an I am so grateful! The Chess Store is a wonderful company, customer service, and quality products! I highly recommend the Chess store!!!