4 1/2" Heritage Collection Mark of Westminster Ebony Landgrave Staunton Chess Pieces
The Mark of Westminster Heritage Collection features some of the finest heirloom quality chess men available today. These chess pieces are extremely well weighted and each set includes extra queens. These Staunton chess sets feature the finest hand carved detail possible as well as red leather bases. Each set includes a certificate of authenticity as well as the Mark of Westminster logo beneath each king.
This is the Ebony and Boxwood version of the Landgrave design, and is best suited for 2 1/4" - 2 1/2" chess boards.
The Landgrave is one of the most detailed chess sets we have ever seen. This premier set feature pieces with a large number of embellished details. The king has a more unique rounded cross atop a rounded head, a large wide mouthed bishop, and a knight with a flowing wavy mane.
These chess pieces are Ebony and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Walnut, Teak, Wengue, and Ebonized chess boards are most popular.
Ebonywood Chess Pieces are the prize choice of many chess aficionados. The purest ebony has little grain, and is jet black in color. Ebony is an extremely rare and hard wood, and is often seen in heirloom quality chess pieces.
Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for 'white' chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.
- King Height: 4 1/2"
- King Weight: 4.7 oz
- King Base: 1 7/8"
- Recommended Square Size: 2 1/4" - 2 1/2"
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