Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set in Ebony & Boxwood with Black & Ash Burl Board – 4.5″ King
Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set in Ebony & Boxwood with Black & Ash Burl Board – 4.5″ King. This beautiful chess set includes the Copenhagen Staunton with Ebony and Boxwood Pieces matched with Black and Ash Blur Chess Board.
Named after the stallion rode by the Duke of Wellington during the battle of Waterloo, the Copenhagen is without a doubt one of the most complex and elegant Staunton designs in this collection. The knight’s mane is flowing straight back as if running into battle.
The knight is beautifully sculpted with realistic features and fine detail including the ears, eyes, nose, mouth. Only the very best carvers in the world can accurately carve and replicate the details of this knight from piece to piece.
The other pieces are equally impressive with graceful shapes and and an elegant profile. Only the very best carvers in the world can accurately carve and replicate the details of this knight from piece to piece.
The Copenhagen is a very large set with a 4.5 inch tall king with a base diameter of 1.9 inches. The pieces are made from the highest quality ebony and boxwood and heavily weighted for good balance and stability on the chess board.
The king has two different finials with a press-fit so that you can change from one to other as you please. The pieces are heavily weighted and have thick green baize pads so you can slide your pieces across the board or sit down softly.
Included is an extra queen for each color for pawn promotion and a certificate of authenticity so you will always know what the chess set name is, the type of wood, the year it was made, and where it came from.This Black and Ash Burl Deluxe chess board is a favorite for matching with ebony and boxwood chess sets. The black and golden color of the natural ash burl wood creates a striking backdrop with its high gloss glass-like finish. A pinstripe around the playing area along with an extra wide frame adds elegance to an already spectacular chess board.
This is an inlaid chess board made by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain and the quality of the craftsmanship is unsurpassed. The squares are 2.375″ with the chess board measuring 23.5″ overall and .5″ thick.
Whether you are a collector or looking for just one special chess set to display in your home, the unique and artistic qualities of the Copenhagen are simply unmatched.
Chess Set: Genuine Ebony & Boxwood; Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel; King Height: 4.5″; King Base: 1.9″; King Weight: 4.2 oz.; Chess Set Weight: 88 oz.; 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion; Green Baize Cloth Pads;
Chess Board: Material: Black Stained Wood & Ash Burl Veneer & Wood Materials; Finish: High Gloss Polyurethane (glass-like finish); Square Size: 2.125″ (actual 55 mm); Dimensions: 21.5″ x 21.5″ 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.;
Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set in Ebony & Boxwood with Black & Ash Burl Board – 4.5″ King – $1,049.00
from: The Chess Store, Inc.