Archimedes, the name of a racehorse as well as a brilliant Greek mathematician of the 2nd Century.
Carved from African Padauk or Ebony and Boxwood, this is an extraordinary set.
The chess pieces are triple weighted for a fantastically satisfying hand-feel and felted with premium green billiard table cloth for smooth movement on the board. The set exudes quality, the knights are exceptional especially the upright stance with the beautiful stand up manes. Due to the extra wide bases and, the sense of presence as well as the size of the knights, we recommend considering our extra large boards for this set.
The king stands 4" (10.4 cm) tall, the set weighs in at 1.6 kg and is supplied with an extra set of queens.
Chess pieces only, boards are sold separately