Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set with Ebony & Boxwood Pieces – 4.5″ King
Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set with Ebony & Boxwood Pieces – 4.5″ King. This exquisite chess set is 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 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 Staunton 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 have thick green baize pads so you can slide your pieces across the board or sit down softly.
Included are 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.
Specifications: Genuine Ebony & Boxwood; Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel; King Height: 4.5″; King Base: 1.9″; King Weight: 3.6 Ounces; Chess Set Weight: 80 Ounces; 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion; Green Baize Cloth Pads ; Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.375″ – 2.5″ Squares (chess board is not included); View complete chess set packages that include these pieces;
Noteworthy Features: Larger than average chess set with a 4.5″ tall king; King has 2 different finials to choose from; Larger than average knight with perhaps the most beautiful mane of any chess set in this collection; Extra-wide cut in the bishop miter; Big and heavy rook; Wide profile; Beaded rope carved into the top of the base on all pieces except the knight; Traditional Staunton design;
Copenhagen Staunton Chess Set with Ebony & Boxwood Pieces – 4.5″ King – $799.99
from: The Chess Store, Inc.