Hand carved cannon series chess pieces crafted from sheesham and boxwood exotics. The detailing is sublime with particular detail expressed in the construction of the rooks as cannon guns. Unique and distinctive alternative to Staunton, these chess pieces will find pride of place in any chess player's household. The chess board in this set is Spanish, constructed from Walnut and Maple veneers which compliments the colouring of the chess pieces with suitable accuracy. A very beautiful chess set combination that also represents very good value.