Vintage Mint Condition, as new, HAND-PAINTED Handcrafted Masterpiece Collection Westminster Abbey based on carvings.
Mint, new, never displayed beautifully Hand-painted in vivid colors Chess Set by the artists at STUDIO ANNE CARLTON, Hull, England.
Please Note: box lid has scrapes, scratches and dents from being stored (see the close-up photos). The Chess Pieces inside are mint, new, never displayed.
Each Hand-painted SAC set is a One-of-a-Kind, individual to the artist.
Westminster Abbey is one of the world's greatest churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years. An architectural masterpiece of the 13th-16th centuries, the Abbey has been the setting for coronations since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions, including sixteen royal weddings.
Today the Abbey is used daily as a place of worship continuing a 1400 year tradition and is also one of the greatest attractions for visitors to London, with over one million visitors attending each year.
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1 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".
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 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 Chess set pieces only, in original box, board not included.
Please Note: this will need to be shipped by UPS.
Handcrafted Masterpiece Collection.
Westminster Abbey Painted Chess Set by SAC Studio Anne Carlton