Created for King Christian VIII of Denmark
The history of the Royal Danish Chess Set dates back to the 19th century, when it was first created for King Christian VIII of Denmark.
Commissioned by the king as a gift for his queen
The chess set was commissioned by the king as a gift for his queen, who was a chess enthusiast. The king wanted a chess set that was both beautiful and functional, and he entrusted a local craftsman with the task of creating the perfect set. The result was a set of pieces that were not only visually stunning, but also well-balanced and easy to handle.
Capturing the essence of Danish royalty
- The Royal Danish Chess Set is a unique and elegant chess set that has a rich history and a distinctive design.
- The set is made of solid hardwood, with the pieces painted in traditional colors of black and white.
- The pieces are carved in a way that is specific to the Royal Danish Chess Set and are not found in other sets. The pieces are hand-carved and feature intricate details that are representative of the period in which they were made.