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 perfect souvenir, a gift to a loved one or a beautiful addition to a board collection. 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. Why not purchase it today? These pieces are handmade and so please do expect small imperfections.
We have here the Professional Staunton chess pieces or sometimes regarded as the Paul Morphy Series of 1884.
These particular chess pieces are carved from blocks of wood. This particular series of chess pieces is named after a famous American Chess player called Paul Charles Morphy who sadly passed away in 1884. Regarded as one of the greats of his generation Morphy had an excellent yet brief career in chess. Morphy gained his true status after consistently defeating some of the chess greats of his type, inparticular hungarian chess great Johann Lowenthal at a very young age. These chess pieces are carved in honour of the late great Paul Morphy,using the highest and perfect quality of woods and polished with a smooth yet natural finish. Each piece is also padded with a thick green felt to prevent any damage to the chess board. Each piece has been hand carved in Amritsar India, the epicentre of great skilled artisans perfecting their craft. A wonderful set to add to your collection of staunton chess pieces made from the best wood by the masters of craft in their field.
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