This beautiful chess set includes Italfama's Classic Persian Staunton chess set with their Elm Burl chess case. Pieces combine metal and wood for a sophisticated and elegant design. The metal section of each piece is engraved with an elegant arabesque design while the center sections are made from natural and dark wood distinguishing each side. The pieces are an elegant Staunton design very practical for a game of chess as well as making a statement among your home decor. This is a larger sized set with a 3.875" tall king. The chess case is beautifully designed and skillfully constructed by the craftsmen of Italfama. This case features solid fruit wood sides with an elegant molded profile surrounding a chess board on top made from elm wood burl and maple veneer. A single drawer has two compartments for storing the chess pieces when you want to put them away and large round legs on the bottom elevate the case enhancing its rich design and color. The elm wood burl is without a doubt one of the most beautiful woods in the world with unmatched character and colors ranging from burnt umber to golden-orange-brown. This beautiful chess set serves not only as a game; the best game ever created, but is equally a piece of art that will grace any home with interest and beauty.