Fine solid Charcoal Black Helena and chess board with wood 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.
Commonly known as German Staunton and can sometimes be called as a Downhead 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 German 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. Each piece has been finished with great attention to detail. A Downhead or German Staunton set is commonly characterised by the knight, with running diagonal lines and a closed mouth, almost with a stubborn nature. A staunched rook and engraved bishop give this unique set it’s name. Chessgammon has these designs of Staunton chessmen made by the best and most skilled craftsman in Amritsar India.
We also include a wonderfully veneered chess piece storage box, made from ebony 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 Ebonised: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- Storage box
- Board Size: 50 cm (20″) x 50 cm (20″) x 4 cm (1.57″)
- 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.
- 6.7 KG