Collectible Sherlock Holmes Chess Set by Studio Ann Carlton (SAC)
Hand Crafted. Pre-owned. 32 pieces, box, paper. Board is not included as it was optional and sold separately by SAC (various versions were offered). High-end with attention to details
The figures are based on the original drawings that appeared in Strand magazine in 1890
Created by the skillful artists and craftsmen at Studio Anne Carlton and is based on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, the famous fictional private detective.
The chess pieces represent characters or places that appear in the many Sherlock Holmes stories penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The fictional private detective, created by Sir Athur Conan Doyle, is featured as the King in the remarkable chess set.
His opponents are led by his arch enemy, Professor Moriaty, with the fearsome Hound of the Baskervilles as the Knight
The chess pieces are inserted into specialty prepared cut foam and all made in the UK.
Includes folding chessboard with square size 2″ (50mm)
Individual Piece Sizes
King Height: 5.1 Inches / Queen Height: 4.7 Inches / Bishop Height: 4.4 Inches
Knight Height: 3.9 Inches / Rook Height: 3.5 Inches / Pawn Height: 3.5 Inches
Handmade : The high skill of the designers, sculptors and craftsmen of Studio Anne Carlton shines through in our collection of UK handmade chess sets and European chess boards. The richness of finish and attention to detail contribute to the success of the beautiful products from the Studio Anne Carlton range, which are appreciated on five continents. The chess sets are mainly produced in two finishes made from crushed stone poly resin. Hand painted sets where only certain parts are colored by hand, whilst some areas remain plain, allowing for the natural material to be exposed after a light colored wash of paint.
Collector’s Item: Studio Anne Carlton, UK made, chess pieces are highly sought after in the collectible markets. The fact that these highly prized pieces are completely hand made 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.
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