Monday, July 10, 2006

Staunton chess set

I picked up a Staunton chess set from England the other day. There is some slight damage but the pieces look magnificent. The King is over 3 inches tall. They all come weighted with the same metal used for coins.

I just love the design. It looks so elegant and pretty. All individually craved from ebony and boxwood. The horse also looks quite humorous and cute.

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