Imagine this impressive metal theme chess set displayed on your chess board ready for a game of chess while adding interest and beauty to your home decor. This beautifully sculpted chess set from the workshop of Italfama in Florence, Italy is truly one of their very best. This theme chess set combines a broken Roman column with the busts of Caesar, his wife, and other Roman characters sitting atop. The pieces are beautifully designed with an amazing level of detail.
This is a large chess set with a king that measures 4.75 inches tall and a 1.25 inch diameter base. Cast from solid zinc using the age-old lost-wax casting process, you will love the way they heavy pieces feel. The pieces are brass and nickel plated and sealed with 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, the interesting history along the artistic design of the pieces make this a special set you will treasure a lifetime.
King Height: 4.75"
King Base: 1.25"
Material: Brass & Nickel Plated Cast Zinc
Chess Set Weight: 8 lbs.
Comes packaged in Italfama green and gold fancy cardboard box.
We recommend a chess board with 2" to 2.25" squares (not included)