1849 Reproduction Cook Antique Palisander Mahogany Chess Set
1849 Cook Reproduction Chessmen
The 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.
The set has embellishments pioneered by Jaques of London which include the king side stamping (see images)
Palisander Chess Board
Made in Italy, this luxurious high gloss coated 22 inch chess board is constructed of Palisander Ebony and Maple.
The squares each have a generous 2.36" to accommodate a wide variety of chess pieces, making this a versatile board perfect for most 4 to 4.4 Inch sets.
Solid Mahogany Chess Box
This beautifully hand made box is unsurpassed in both design and practicality. It is solid mahogany with a black delimiter stripe accentuating this superb quality chess box. Complete with brass fittings, key and lock with tassel.