Cyrus Staunton Chess Set Ebony Boxwood Pieces with Black Ash Burl Chess Board 44 King

Cyrus Staunton Chess Set Ebony Boxwood Pieces with Black Ash Burl Chess Board 44 King

Our magnificent new Cyrus Staunton is a large club size chess set with unique and elegant features extending Staunton design well beyond the ordinary. This beautiful Staunton chess set is named for Cyrus the Great, King of the Persian Empire that conquered both the Median and Babylonian empires. Cyrus was one of the great military strategists of all time and we think an appropriate name with which to honor this chess set. All of the pieces are unique in their shape and have detail unlike any other Staunton chess set. The knight is artistically designed with elegant and intricate features that are meticulously hand carved including the eyes, nostrils, mouth, teeth and a flared mane which creates movement. The king is 4.4 tall and features an ornate finial that is unique from any chess set in our collection. The lathe work is extraordinary with compound collars and graceful precisely turned into the base of each piece. The pawns are extra large making them easy to handle during your game. The pieces are heavily weighted with green baize pads for a soft and cushioned feel on the chess board. Pieces are hand carvedfrom ebony, a gorgeous jet black, and the light amber color boxwood each polished to a beautiful luster. Our Black and Ash Burl High Gloss Deluxe Chess Board is one of our favorite choices for ebony and boxwood pieces the colors are a perfect match. The board is finished in glass like high gloss polyurethane that creates a beautiful reflection and makes for a striking show piece. The board and pieces together are nothing less than a true piece of art. Whether you are a collector or looking for a very special chess set and board, we know you will be thoroughly pleased when you select the Deluxe Cyrus Staunton!Chess Pieces Genuine Ebony Boxwood Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel King Height 4.4 King Base 1.875 King Weight 4.2 oz. Chess Set Weight 88 oz. 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion Green Billiard Cloth Pads Chess Board Material Black Stained Wood Ash Burl Veneer Wood Materials Finish High Gloss Polyurethane glass like finish Square Size 2.375 actual 60mm Dimensions 23.5 x 23.5 x .5 Imported from Spain, Rechapados Ferrer is the largest manufacturer and the most recognized name of high quality wood chess boards in the world.

Price:  $899.00 from  The Chess Store

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