Grand Taj Mahal Staunton Luxury Wooden Chess Set with 108mm (4.25") King includes Chess Board & Case
- SKU - 149
The Grand Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
The Grand Taj Mahal meaning Crown Palace in India, is one of the Eight Wonders of the World. The Grand Taj was built in 1648 by Shah Jahan the Mughal Emperor as a mausoleum for his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal
The New Release Grand Taj Mahal Staunton Luxury Chess Set with 108mm (4.25") King in Rosewood includes a 53cm (21") Flat Executive Chess Board, Leather Case & 2 FREE Extra Queens
Our Tournament Standard Grand Taj Mahal Luxury Chess set has a traditional and beautiful Staunton design where east meets west and master crafted from Premium Grade Rosewood and Boxwood.
The shapes of the different Chess pieces were hand carved in keeping with the various designs and shapes of the Taj Mahal, you will find many similarities, and quickly see how the Grand Taj Mahal Chess pieces were influenced. Note the rounded "onion dome" aspect of the chessmen, yet with a traditional almost Staunton-like feel.
The Grand Taj Mahal Chess set has a 108mm (4.25") tall King that proudly displays the wonderful handiwork of a master craftsman in its rounded crown and finial. The double cross pinnacle adds a special interest to this magnificent set. The Chess pieces are all heavy weighted, with Bevelled bases, Billiard Green Pads and a hand polished lacquer finish producing a beautiful lustre.
You will be delighted with the superb craftsmanship of this premium quality finished Chess Set that also includes 2 Free Extra Queens.
Included is our New Release Custom Designed Executive Flat Chess Board measuring 53cm X 53cm (21" X 21") with a laminated screened Rosewood and Boxwood beautiful semi gloss finish, that provides a robust playing surface.
We have also included a pure leather storage chess case with quality fastenings, it will provide protection for your chess pieces under normal use. The dual compartments are inlaid with billiard green felt lining and will accommodate all the 34 pieces. It has that great smell of leather, is of particularly high quality and finish, and comes complete with single key and leather fob should you require to secure your prized pieces.
As part of this set, you will also receive The Chess Store Australia - Certificate of Authenticity.
This Premium presentation, master crafted Decorative Recreation Chess Set package gives the Grand Taj Mahal it's heirloom unique appearance that you will enjoy for years to come!
As with all of our Chessmen, the Luxury Series of Chess sets 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 The Chess Store chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range.