This exquisite chess set and box combination includes our New Exclusive Staunton with genuine ebony and boxwood pieces matched with our walnut chess box. . Ebony is one of the hardest woods in the world with no visible grain and when polished produces a chess piece with a glass-like obsidian luster. Our New Exclusive Staunton has all of the features that avid chess players and collectors looks for in an upper-end Staunton chess set. From the elegant profile with a large tapered base to the extraordinary knights carved by some of the best craftsmen in the world, you will be thoroughly impressed with the quality of these Staunton chessmen. These are large pieces with a 3.5" king and a base diameter of 1.625". The pieces are triple weighted for exceptional stability and have thick green baize pads for a soft landing on the chess board. We include a certificate of authenticity so you will always know what the chess set is, where it came from, and when it was made. This chess set is a stunning show piece that you will want to leave out and display in your home!
Our walnut chess box is perfect for storing your ebony and boxwood chessmen - they look great together! This is a traditional chess box that is designed for stacking or laying your chessmen on top of each other and there's plenty of room inside. It has an old world-charm with its lock and key for securing the lid and emerald green baize interior with a divider in the center for separating the two chess piece colors. This is an inlaid wood box with high quality walnut veneer on the outside and sealed with a satin polyurethane finish. The lock and recessed hinges are brass plated and have a rich looking gold-color mirror finish. The bottom of the box is covered in with black felt to protect furniture where it might sit.