Original Staunton 1849 Ebony Chess Men 4.4 inch

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  • Beautifully crafted from ebony.
  • Superb detail and high quality finish.
  • Broad 1.97 inch (5 cm) bases.
  • Imperious 4.4 inch (11 cm) king.
  • Perfectly weighted and felted.
  • Suitable for boards with larger squares from 21 inches (53 cm) .

Indulge in the exquisite craftsmanship and impeccable finish of these exquisite chess pieces, crafted by hand from the finest ebony and boxwood in the iconic Staunton design. Created by the renowned chess workshop that produces some of the most luxurious chess sets in the world, these pieces boast stunning detailing and a commanding presence. With an impressive 4.4 inch king adorned with a intricate finial and double banding on his collar, each piece is perfectly weighted and protected by a billiard cloth base.

This set features kings with the words "Staunton 1849" branded at the base and original markings of the king's crown on the black knight, black rook, white knight, and white rook. This practical innovation allows for easy identification of the king's side pieces, as described in chess notation. Handcrafted with premium ebony and boxwood, this set is not only a coveted possession, but also a valuable investment and exquisite family heirloom. These luxurious chess men are ideally paired with boards of 21 inches or larger, and their commanding king's height and broad base add to their elegant appeal.


  • 34 chessmen
  • Two year warranty
  • Cleaning cloth


King Height 4.4 inches
King Base Diameter 1.97 inches
King Weight 102 grams
Pawn Height 2.2 inches
Pawn Weight 40 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1.3 inches
Materials Ebony, Boxwood
Number of Queens 4