Novelty Chess Sets
Each of these chessboards is either a classic original or made from some of the finest materials and sets.
- The original 1850s design by John Jaques
- Boxwood and jet black ebony pieces: 4-inch king
- Leather casket with fitted trays and suede trim
- Limited run of 100 chess sets
- Signed Staunton certificate with each set
“The Jaques 4 in. Staunton Chess Set Leather Casket utilizes John Jaques’ original design from 1850 that revolutionized the way chessmen were made and to this day remains the gold standard of sculpted chessmen. These carefully handcrafted sets have been limited to a run of only 100 in the world. Each collection is housed in a leather casket with fitted trays and lavish suede lining.
The opposing 4-inch armies are made from rich boxwood and jet black ebony. Like all Jaques of London Staunton sets, this package comes with a certificate of authenticity proving that this is the finest, true original Staunton pattern known the world over.”
- Italian Alabaster Luxury Chess Table from Italy.
- King Louis XIV Hand Painted Luxury Chessmen from Italy.
- King Height: 6 1/8″.
“Hand painted by Italian artisans realistic museum reproduction color. Made of crushed alabaster from Italy with exquisite detail by Italian artisans. Chessmen stand on a pedestal. |Luxury chess/checkers table from Italy. Hand polished Italian alabaster with individually inlaid squares with a walnut frame and beautiful scalloped corners.”
- A Gentle Giant release
- The chess pieces represent key characters from the Star Wars mythos
- Includes 32 pewter figures
- Game board features a glass etched top with Death Star imagery
- Includes a convenient slide out drawer for storing all 32 pieces when not in use
“This chess board comes with 32 collectible pewter figures, in luxurious silver and gold finishes. Represented are many of the key characters in the Star Wars universe including Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Han Solo, C3-PO, R2-D2, and more.
The game board itself features a glass etched top with Death Star imagery. The board casing is constructed of durable MDF and polyresin and includes a convenient slide out drawer for storing all 32 pieces when not in use.”
- 24K Gold/Silver Plated Chessmen From Italy.
- Maple/Briarwood Chess Board With A High Gloss Finish From Italy.
- King Height: 5″
- Board Size: 25″ X 25
“This chess set exemplifies luxury! This is an exceptional set of chessmen crafted by Italian artisans in Italy. This set will become the centerpiece of any room. The pieces are solid brass plated with 24K gold/silver with wood in between which is dipped in gold/silver to give a unique finish. There are several clear coats over the gold/silver so they will not tarnish therefore you do not have to polish them.
The matching chess board is an exceptional board crafted by Italian artisans in Italy, it is crafted of briarwood and birdseye maple and is lined with a black onyx color along the boarder. There is a raised frame brushed with gold and sliver for a unique finish with a high gloss finish.
This luxury chess set is made in Italy for you! King height: 5″. Base diameter: 1 3/4″. Very heavy in weight with felted bottoms. 24K gold/silver plated over solid brass. Squares 2 3/8″.”
- Cast Glass
- Made in USA
- Hand Crafted Playing Board and Chess Pieces
- Fused Glass
- Cast Glass
- Hand Crafted Black Walnut Stand
“Lime Green and Charcoal Gray squares made of fused glass with Lime Green and Charcoal cast glass playing pieces (king approx. 6.5 in. tall). Chess board is permanently affixed to the hand crafted wood stand of Black Walnut wood. Playing board approximately 18.5 in. square”