Chetak Staunton Chess Set in Padauk Boxwood with Padauk Birds Eye Maple Chess Board

Chetak Staunton Chess Set in Padauk Boxwood with Padauk Birds Eye Maple Chess Board

This chess includes our Chetak Staunton in padauk and boxwood matched with our Padauk and Bird's Eye Maple Molded Edge chess board. This unique Staunton set is named after Maharana Pratap's famous Arabian stallion for which he rode during the famous battle of Haldighati. Chetak was killed during the battle and was immortalized forever in the legend of the battle. Pieces are made from premium quality padauk and boxwood and are heavily weighted to provide exceptional stability on the chess board. The knight is beautifully carved with realistic features and detail that only the most skilled carvers in the world can accurately carve and replicate from piece to piece. All of the pieces are beautifully shaped with a unique and elegant profile that creates a coherent pattern from pawn to king. The lathe work is simply extraordinary. This set is made from genuine ebony and boxwood and the pieces are heavily weighted for for exceptional stability on the chess board. The Chetak is a large set with a king that is 4.25 tall and a base of 1.875. The king features a highly ornate finial that is unique from any other chess set in our collection. The pieces have thick green baize pads so you can slide your pieces across the board or sit down softly.Our Padauk and Bird's Eye Maple Molded Edge chess board is made for us by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain, the preeminent wood chess board manufacturer in the world. The craftsmanship and quality of the inlay work is unsurpassed. The black molded edge accentuates the rich rich red brown colors of the padauk and a wide black inlay delineates the squares. The squares are 2.375 and the chess board measures 23.5 overall and is .625 thick. An excellent chess board for the backdrop of these beautiful padauk and boxwood pieces.Chess Set Features Padauk Boxwood Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel King Height 4.25 King Base 1.875 King Weight 4.2 Ounces Chess Set Weight 81 Ounces 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion Green Baize Cloth Pads Chess Board Material Padauk Bird Eye Maple Veneers and Other Wood Material Finish Semi gloss Polyurethane soft satin finish Square Size 2.375 Dimensions 23.5 x 23.5 x .75 Made in Italy

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