This gorgeous chess set features figures modeled on the Xian Warriors, the world famous clay terracotta figures found in the tomb of Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China and the man that China was named after in the west. The king is modeled after Emperor Qin himself.
The playing board folds up into an elegant wooden carrying case, which looks just as nice resting on a shelf as it does with the chess pieces arranged on top.
These chess sets are made in northwest China using traditional methods and incorporating motifs from Chinese history and mythology. The chess pieces are molded from ground cattle bone. The board is made of wood and coated with a layer of leather that is s
- Carrying case is 16-1/4"L x 8-1/2"W x 4"H (41cm x 21cm x 10cm).
- Playing board is 16-1/4" x 16-3/4" (41cm x 42cm).
- The queen is 3-5/8" tall (9cm).
- This chess set is brand new.