From the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy, comes this unique and elegant chess set package that includes their Mary Stuart Queen of Scots Metal theme chessmen matched with their Elm Burl and Erable Chess Board. This design like all of their designs is unique and elevates the art of chess to a new level. Born during the Reformation, Queen Mary lived a controversial life during a time of religious turmoil when Protestantism and Catholicism fought for control. Linked to a plot to assassinate her cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England, she was eventually executed. This is a large chess set with a king that measures 3.75 inches tall. Cast from solid zinc using the age-old lost-wax casting process, you will love the way these heavy pieces feel when playing. 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.
From the workshop of Italfama in Italy, this elm burl and maple chess board is one of the most beautiful chess boards in our collection. This colorful elm burl and whitened bird’s-eye maple chess board makes a stunning backdrop for these chess pieces. Elm burl is one of the most beautiful woods in the world with rich brown-orange colors and irregular grain patterns that swirl in every direction. Each piece of wood creates a unique chess board unlike any other. This is an inlaid board made with the highest quality veneer and assembled with precision by the skilled craftsmen at Italfama. It has 1.875” squares and measures 20.5” overall. This board and pieces together not only makes a wonderful chess set for your game at home, but will add interest and purpose to your décor.
- Material: Solid Cast Zinc, Brass & Nickel Plated
- King Height: 3.75"
- King Base: 1.25"
- Chess Set Weight: ~8 Lbs.
- Felt Pads with Embossed Italfama Logo
- Comes packaged in Italfama green and gold fancy cardboard box.
- Made in Italy
- Material: Elm Root & Maple Veneers and Other Wood Material
- Finish: Semi Gloss Polyurethane (soft shine)
- Square Size: 1.875"
- Dimensions: 20.1" x 20.1" x .625"
- Made in Italy