Lot #788. Antique Staunton Chessmen, Tournament Size

$995.00

A set of English-made Antique Staunton Tournament Chessmen, Boxwood and Ebony, weighted, atop green baize base pads. The King stands 3.7″ with a  1.7″ base. Circa 1860.

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Antique Staunton Chessmen, Tournament Size

Offered here is a set of English-made Antique Staunton Tournament Chessmen. These vintage chessmen are crafted from Boxwood and Ebony. The King stands 3.7″ tall with a 1.7″ diameter base. The pieces are weighted and stand atop green English baize base pads and the Boxwood pieces developed a pleasing heavy honey-hue over time. This Antique Chess Set has been expertly restored and is in very good condition.

The set was most likely produced during the early part of the 1860s, but the maker of this set is not known.  The Knights are styled much in the manner of Knights found the Jaques Paulsen style chess sets. The chess pieces have been professionally restored and are in very good condition condition for their age. These Antique Staunton chessmen play and display best on a chessboard with 2-1-4″ squares. For our extensive selection of new and antique chessboards and chess timers, check here

Additional information

Weight5 lbs
Dimensions12 × 12 × 10 in

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