Fine solid walnut Helena and chess board with Mother of Pearl inlays from Turkish artists and Moorish influences with geometric designs. There are many tiny wood working cuts, scores and shapes that are handset. A set with vibrant and attractive colours along with each piece perfectly and intricately fitted to precision by the most highly skilled and experienced craftsmen.
French Lardy and can sometimes be called as a French Knight set of chessmen. This set is crafted from blocks of wood with felt placed on every single piece to prevent any damage to the chess board surface. These French Lardy Staunton chess pieces are polished to give a natural finish by very skills craftsmen who design some of the worlds most famous and high quality chessmen and chess sets. A French Lardy Staunton set is commonly characterised by the knight, with horizontal lines running across the vertebrae and a closed mouth, almost with a stubborn nature. A staunched rook and engraved bishop give this unique set it’s name. These chess pieces are heavily weighted to prevent the pieces being knocked over easily. Made in Amritsar, India.
We also include a wonderfully veneered chess piece storage box, made from walnut wood. The storage box is large and compatible enough to store pieces as small as 3 Inch to as large as 4 Inch. The storage box is also padded and coated in black velvet felt to prevent any damage to your chess pieces.
- Chess Board
- Chess Pieces Sheesham: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- Storage box
- Board Size: 50 cm (20″) x 50 cm (20″) x 3 cm (1.18″)
- Each Square: 5 cm (1.97″) x 5 cm (1.97″)
- King Height: 9.5 cm(3.75″), King Base: 4.1 cm(1.61″) King Weight: 51 g
- Pawn Height: 4.9 cm(1.92″), Pawn Base: 2.9 cm(1.14″), Pawn Weight: 26 g.
Storage Box Size: 24 cm x 15 cm x 8.5 cm.
- 7.2 KG