House of Staunton Bone Sinquefield Cup Natural and Red Chessmen.
Offered here is the House of Staunton Bone SInquefield Cup Chessmen. The chess pieces are fabricated from natural and red stained Camel bone. The King stands 4-0 tall with a 1-5/8″ diameter base. The original Collector Series Chess pieces were designed in 1996 and copyrighted by Frank Camaratta. This set is the bone version of the Chessmen used exclusively in the World-Famous Sinquefield Cup Tournaments and U.S. Invitational Championships. The Bone Sinquefield Cup chessmen are produced by and sold exclusively through Frank Camaratta and The House of Staunton. These chess pieces play and display best on a chessboard with either 2-1/4″ or 2-3/8″: squares. The Antique Jaques chessboard and Leuchars Carton-Pierre casket shown are not included. Our extensive selection of antique and modern chessboards can be found here.
The House of Staunton was founded in 1993 and incorporated in 1999. When building the House of Staunton, Frank’s vision was to create chessmen that captured the feel and exquisite old-World craftsmanship found in those early Jaques Staunton pattern chess sets. In line with that pursuit, he needed to recreate the masterful workmanship of the Knights which were derived from the noble steeds whose visages are captured in the Parthenon frieze (expropriated in 1806 by Thomas Bruce, 7th Lord of Elgin and since referred to as the Elgin Marbles). The distinctive, finely detailed Knight head was the hallmark of the original Staunton design. that unique feature is evident in every Exquisite set of House of Staunton chessmen designed by Frank Camaratta.