The Berkeley Chess Victorian Cardinal Palisander Chess Set

The Berkeley Chess Victorian Cardinal Palisander Chess Set

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  • Beautifully crafted in the UK.
  • Stunning attention to detail.
  • Striking 4 inch King.
  • Solid crushed stone resin pieces.
  • Rich Red and Cream finish.
  • Includes Spanish Montgoy Deluxe Board.
Inspired by the iconic Victorian design of playing cards, these elegant pieces are carefully crafted in UK and coloured with a warm Cardinal Red and Palisander Cream finish. This set includes a stunning Spanish-made 17.75 Inch Montgoy Palisander and Maple Deluxe Chess Board.

Taking its name from Queen Victoria - Britain’s longest-ruling sovereign, the Victorian era spanned from 1837 until Victoria’s death in January 1901. This revolutionary time transformed Britain from an largely agricultural island nation into a world-leading industrial powerhouse and a vast naval empire. A time of great contrasts – from poverty and division to opulence and enlightenment, and from the heart and passion of the industrial revolution to the fanciful splendour of the Belle Époque - nothing speaks of the grandeur and strength of Britain like the Victorians.

These exquisite designs perfectly capture the whimsy and atmosphere of this majestic time.

Product Specifications

King Height:  4 inches (10.16 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.4 inches (3.56 cm)
King Weight:  70 grams
Pawn Height:  2.5 inches (6.35 cm)
Pawn Weight:  30 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.13 inches (2.87 cm)
Weight:  5.58 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin, Palisander, Maple
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  17.75 inches (45.09 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.6 inches (1.52 cm)
Square Size:  1.75 inches (4.45 cm)