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The Celtic Hand Painted Chess Pieces
The Celtic Hand Painted Chess Pieces
The Celtic Antiqued Chess Pieces
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The Celtic people were inhabitants of areas of Western Europe, particularly Ireland, Wales, Brittany and the Highlands of Scotland. They were subjected to raids by Vikings and Norsemen and this chess set is the story of a battle between the Irish King, Brian Boru and the Viking invaders. The battle took place at Clontarf, near Dublin and was a fierce encounter. Although the Celts managed to defeat the Viking invaders, Their King Brian Boru was slain. This set features the principal characters in the battle ad depicts Celtic designs and artifacts of the period.

ALL STUDIO ANNE CARLTON CHESSMEN ARE MADE FROM POLYRESIN, WHICH IS A CRUSHED STONE COMPOSITE. IT HAS THE LOOK, FEEL AND WEIGHT OF STONE, BUT THE DURABILITY OF A PLASTIC, MAKING IT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.
Specifications
Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately.
Material(s) Polyresin - Crushed Stone Resin that offers the feel and weighted of solid stone, but with the durability of plastic
Manufacturer Studio Anne Carlton
King Height: 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm
King Base Diameter: 1.5" inch / 3.81 cm
Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.5" inch / 6.4 cm
Basepad Material Billiard Cloth
Total Set Weight 77.6 oz (2.2 kg)
Total Number of Chess Pieces 32