Robin Hood Antiqued Chess Pieces by Studio Anne CarltonItem#: HN-HOS007
The forces of good and evil square off in Robin Hood Antiqued Chess Pieces by Studio Anne Carlton. Crushed stone composite has been forged into incredible polyresin pieces and given an aged antique appearance. On the light side lies Robin Hood alongside the fair Maid Marion and jolly Friar Tuck - but when there is light, there must also be darkness. The viperous Sheriff of Nottingham and all of his cohorts will be represented in the same staggering detail at the opposite side of your chessboard. So prepare to rob from the rich and give to the poor or cut that nuisance Robin Hood down once and for all in this beautiful chess piece collection. King pieces measure 4 inches high.
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