The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Morphy Series Chess set. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 2.0"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with gold embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings, luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. The design of the Morphy Chess set is a reintroduction of a design produced by the legendary Jaques of London firm between 1850 and 1851. The form, board presence and exquisite craftsmanship of these magnificent chessmen have been recaptured and are offered to you. The chess set is massive in its proportions and is far superior to any production Staunton pattern chess set available today at ANY PRICE! The Morphy Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in an heirloom quality Chess set that features classical Staunton design with unsurpassed carving and attention to detail..
As with all of our Chess sets, the Morphy Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
Material Used: Hand Carved Ebony and Boxwood
King Height: 4.4 (11.18 cm)
King Base Diameter: 2.0" (5.1 cm)
Total Set Weight: 86 ounces (2.44 kg)
Total Number of Pieces: 34 (Includes 2 Additional Queens)
Recommended Board Size: 2.5"