Roman Chess Pieces by Studio Anne CarltonItem#: HN-HOS001
- Styled after ancient figures in the age of Caesar
- Polyresin crushed stone composite
- Highly detailed Caesar, wife, column, and Roman army
- King height: 4 inches
He defeated the forces of Pompey Magnus, changed the world forever, and now he and his legions fight as Roman Chess Pieces by Studio Anne Carlton. Carefully detailed white and black figures made from durable polyresin have been formed into historical symbols of the Roman era - the standard bearer, roman column, foot soldiers and Caesar's wife. The King, represented as Julius Caesar, stands a stately 4 inches tall.
About Studio Anne Carlton
Established in Hull, Yorkshire, in 1969, Studio Anne Carlton now lists over 100 chess sets.They all bear the hallmarks of skill and tradition so typical of the world-famous sculptors and artists used by Studio Anne Carlton. Each Studio Anne Carlton chess set uses the timeless skills and craftsmanship originating from the company's founding. All pieces are hand-produced and finished in either a traditional brown and cream appearance or hand decorated with painstaking detail. The sculptures often take many months to complete, and every care is taken to ensure historical accuracy where appropriate. As the artists' masterpiece, the figures pass through various casting processes until suitable production molds can be made without losing any of the original detail.
In 2003, Studio Anne Carlton line was bought by Traditional Games. They moved manufacturing from the U.K. to China around 2003. All poly resin chess sets are made in China today. SAC's wooden chess sets come primarily from India. SAC is a name that stands for the world's recognized leader for decorative theme chess sets and other classic traditional games.
Dimensions & Specifications
King Height (in.)
House of Staunton