Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote some 56 stories based around the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, between 1880 and 1914. With the exception of just 4, they are narrated through the eyes of his companion Dr. John H. Watson, who is featured in our themed chess set as one of the bishops as is his landlady, Mrs Hudson, as the Queen.Click here to view product & close-up images
Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin complete with felted underlay
King Height: 3.5" (9cm)
A very light-hearted and humorous look at the Dinosaur family! Featuring 'Tea-pot-osaurus' as the King, 'Kiss-y-lips-osaurus' as the Queen, 'Bad-egg-osaurus' as the pawn... and more. Sculpted by John Pickering. Click here to view product & close-up images
Your Assurance of Quality from CheckmateChessSets
At CheckmateChessSets, we are only prepared to offer to our customers theme chess board pieces of the highest quality and craftsmanship. Each of the historical theme chess piece sets featured in this section of the website is derived from an original sculpture painstakingly crafted by a highly skilled craftsman. This original is then used to produce a master mould from which further moulds are created. It is into these moulds that a mixture of heavy ground or crushed stone which takes the form of a fine white powder (in the case of Studio Anne Carlton) or ground marble (in the case of Mascott) combined with a resin mixture is poured.
Once the sculpture has set it is then removed from the mould and either hand painted by skilled artisans to produce the decorated theme chess pieces or simply stained to produce the plain theme chess pieces.
These beautiful theme chess pieces which are yours to own are the result of this process, a process which creates a product of both natural durability and, crucially, also of the right medium to create the most intricate and exquisite detailed scuptures.
But we don''t want you just to take our word for it - thanks to our unique collection of high resolution close-up images you can see for yourself...right now!
Appreciating In Value
Our theme chess pieces are for the discerning collector and are of the quality that should appreciate in value over the years. We know that many of our theme chess piece sets are destined to be handed on to the next generation with affection and pride and, in fact, some of the older theme chess sets are already achieving excellent prices at auction.
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Our commitment to you and your complete satisfaction here at your CheckmateChessSets means that we are only prepared to present to you theme chess pieces and chess boards of the highest quality and craftsmanship. Derived from original sculptures, all the themed chess pieces featured within our catalogue here at CheckmateChessSets are authentic high quality items.
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