This elegant chess set from Europe includes Italfama's Large Staunton metal chess pieces from Italy and Rechapados Ferrer's Blue Ash Burl and Whitened Bird's Eye Maple chess board from Spain. 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.
Handcrafted by the highly skilled craftsmen at Rechapados Ferrer, this stunning chess board is made from blue stained ash burl and whitened bird's-eye maple veneer. The quality of the inlay work is astounding. The glass-like finish of the chess board enhances the colors and depth of the irregular blue ash burl while reflecting the gold and silver color pieces creating a stunning display. Whether you are a collector or simply looking for one special chess set for your home, this eye-catching chess set package is an excellent choice that will be treasured forever.
- 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: Blue Ash Burl 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 Spain