NEW beautifully Hand painted Handcrafted Masterpiece Collection Battle of Culloden Chess Set.
This Studio Anne Carlton (SAC) Chess Set is brand new, opened only to take the pictures, since each Hand-painted SAC set is a One-of-a-Kind, individual to the artist.
Studio Anne Carlton, SAC Hand-painted 4.5" King Size Chess Set.
Sculpted with great attention to detail and authenticity. This set shows the English and Scottish and the most important characters of the era prior to the famous battle at Culloden in 1746. Bonnie Prince Charlie was convinced that the Scots could beat the English in battle and thus the scene was set for Culloden. Fewer than 5000 rebels were mustered for the Prince's Army. They fought the Duke of Cumberland's Army of 6400 foot-soldiers and 2400 cavalry.
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Duke of Perth escaped and the Prince spent the next five months in hiding. Flora McDonald assisted in his escape by disguising him as her maid and he was eventually smuggled aboard a French vessel to sail to exile in France. The skilfully hand decorated set features many of the historic characters from this famous battle.
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1st Set inside Box
2nd Set inside Box
STUDIO ANNE CARLTON WRITES:
The high skill of the designers, sculptors and craftsmen of SAC shines through in our collection of UK handmade chess sets. The richness of finish and attention to detail contribute to the success of the beautiful products from the SAC range, which are appreciated on five continents.
Studio Anne Carlton, SAC, was first established in 1969 to manufacture and distribute traditional games with the emphasis on chess sets.
SAC, Studio Anne Carlton chess pieces are highly sought after in the collectable markets. The fact that these highly prized pieces are completely handmade makes volume production out of the question. Consequently many of the earlier and discontinued sets are returning substantial prices when appearing at auction. The sets are avidly collected by enthusiasts all over the world.
Beautifully crafted to a very high standard. The complete Chess set, fully boxed in Original box with Original Paperwork inside the box. Completely handmade by the skilful artists and craftsmen of STUDIO ANNE CARLTON, Hull, England". King height is approx. 3.5 inches.
Each Studio Anne Carlton (SAC) chess piece is hand-produced and hand decorated with painstaking detail. All painting of the themed chess sets are carried out using highly skilled artists who are encouraged to use their own interpretations and skills providing stunning detailed painting and thereby creating unique individual masterpieces.
Each set takes in excess of a full week to paint and set is individual to the artist.
Studio Anne Carlton (SAC) chess sets utilize the timeless skills and craftsmanship originating from the company's founding. Their themed chess sets are a work of art because each piece is originally hand sculpted prior to making the molds.
All of the pieces are handmade from silicon molds and pouring quality crushed stone enriched resin which has had all air bubbles removed in a vacuum chamber therefore giving the superior perfection that is always achieved. Any mold lines are hand removed, first with a blade then hand polished.
Chess set pieces only, board not included. (All SAC Chess sets are sold as the Pieces only without boards.)
This Hand painted Studio Anne Carlton Chess Set is brand new, opened only to take the pictures. It comes in a smart presentation box with the chess pieces in individual storage beds.
Hand-painted Chess Set by SAC Studio Anne Carlton.
King size 4.5 inch.
Please Note: this will need to be shipped by UPS.
Handcrafted Masterpiece Collection.
Battle of Culloden Hand-painted Masterpiece Collection Studio Anne Carlton, SAC Chess set