The Sun King Louis The XIV Chess Pieces

SKU: CB337
Sale price$1,399.00 USD
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About The The Sun King Louis The XIV Chess Pieces

The Sun King's extravagant reign is memorialized and relived in this beautiful Oxo-Teak set elevated on ornate metal pedestals befitting such royal stature. The Sun King Louis XIV Chessman are hand painted by Italian artisans and intricately molded for an incredible level of detail and beauty.
Oxo-Teak is a special compound of crushed alabaster which bears a strong resemblance to ivory. The kings are Louis XIV and the queens his first wife Maria Mancini. The grandeur of extra large pieces can only be appreciated when beholden in person.
A fantastic addition to any collection, the pieces are ideally fitted with a fine chess table or chessboard with squares of at least 3 inches.

  • King size: 6 1/4"
  • Base size: 2 3/4"
  • Playing board should have squares at least 3"
  • Weight: 35 pounds
  • PIECES ONLY. Board NOT included.
  • Manufacturer is in Nigri, Italy

Product Specs

King Height
King Base

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Phillip Marshall
Louis XIV Chess set.

VERY disappointed. The set was obviously badly handled in transit and arrived with several pieces broken. The foam packaging was basically in pieces, suggesting that the set was subjected to high impact trauma en route.
DEVASTATED, given the cost of the set.

Phillip Marshall
Louis XIV Chess Set

C’est une pièce d’époque équise de Louis quatorze.