From the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy, comes this unique and colorful chess set package that includes their hand painted metal Medieval Figurine Chessmen matched with their Elm Burl Wood Single Drawer Chess Case. The different pieces are designed to capture the essence of the medieval period representing the king, his queen, church bishops, armored horses for knight, a castle tower for the rook, and medieval soldiers for the pawns. Each pieces is hand painted highlighting specific features in the design while leaving the rest of piece in its natural color. The king is 3.625" tall and has a base diameter of 1.25". The pieces are solid cast zinc formed by the old-world lost-wax casting process and are brass and nickel plated. The pieces are lacquered to prevent them from ever tarnishing and have red felt pads embossed with the Italfama logo. Being solid metal the pieces are extraordinarily heavy with the complete set weighing over ten pounds.
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.