Nathaniel Cooke Reproduction Staunton Chessmen
The English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted this set at the first international chess tournament in 1851. Its clearly distinguishable pieces soon became the competition standard known as the ‘Staunton’ set. The set has embellishments pioneered by the illustrious Jaques of London, which include the king side stamping (please see images)
This incredibly well made chessboard is constructed using palisander and maple inlays, with a thick solid mahogany frame which compliments the playing field. Hand inlay by specialists from Sorrento, Italy.22″ (56cm x 56cm) with 2⅜” (58mm) square size to accommodate a wide variety of chess pieces, making this a versatile board perfect for most 4 to 4½ inch sets.
Solid Mahogany Chess Box
This beautifully hand made box is unsurpassed in both design and practicality. It is solid mahogany with a black delimiter stripe accentuating this superb quality chess box. Complete with brass fittings, lock and key with tassel.
Height of Sovereign 4.4″
King Base Diameter 2″
Weight of Sovereign 124g (4⅜oz)
Materials Used Boxwood/Ebony
Chessboard Size 22″
Comes with four queens