Cooke Antiqued & Ebony 1849 Mahogany Chess Set
1849 Cooke Staunton Chessmen
The English chess master, Howard Staunton, 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)
This incredibly well made chessboard is constructed using palisander and maple inlays and has a thick solid mahogany frame which compliments the playing field. Hand inlay by specialists from Sorrento, Italy.
56cm x 56cm
58mm square size 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.