1851 Morphy Series 4.4" Boxwood & Ebony Chess Pieces
English chess master, Howard Saunton, 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.
These beautifully handcrafted chess pieces are also fitted with the base lozenge that was as the original 1849/51 sets.
This beautiful set is a superbly hand-carved taking approximately 40 hours to fruition. Using choice cuts of hardwood boxwood and the finest natural untreated ebony which accentuates the beautiful ebony brown grains which are usually not seen in most of the chemically treated ebony sets on the market. The knights take the most time and there is a lot of element involved getting the facial accents correct. We are truly delighted with this set and are confident the efforts by our talented artisans will be very much appreciated by even the most fastidious chess collectors
Letter of Authenticity included
4.4-inch king height
Natural grained Ebony and Boxwood
This set is a detailed replica of the original Jaques circa 1849/51.
A beautiful Wood flock lined chess box is also included
Chessboard for display purposes only
3 YEAR GUARANTEE
We offer a 3 year standard guarantee that covers any natural defects such as, splitting, cracking, warping of the woods used in our entire range