From the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy, comes this elegant chess set package including their Contemporary Solid Brass Chessmen matched with their Tuscan Alabaster Single Draswer Chess Case. This exquisite chess set is one of their most creative and innovative works of chess art invoking a contemporary style while holding to traditional features so that the pieces are easily recognized for what they are when playing. The sleek and elegant profile is consistently captured on each piece creating a cohesive design from pawn to king. The king is 6.8 cm (approx. 2.6") tall and has a base diameter of 2.4 cm (approx. 1"). The pieces have a are made from solid brass and are extraordinarily heavy for such a sleek design with the complete set weighing over 5 pounds.
The chess case is beautifully designed and skillfully constructed by the craftsmen of Italfama and compliments the richness of the brass pieces . The case features solid fruit wood frame with an elegant molded profile surrounding a beautiful brown and white Tuscan alabaster chess board on top. A single drawer has two compartments for storing the chess pieces when you want to put them away. Large round legs elevate the case highlighting every aspect of its elegant shape and design. The brown squares of the Tuscan alabaster chess board are a mix of brown and rust color tones intermingled creating unique and colorful patterns. 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.