Confederate and Union forces will collide once again when you pick up the American Civil War Hand-Painted Chess Pieces by Studio Anne Carlton. Each piece is made from polyresin a crushed stone composite with the weight and texture of old stone and the durability of modern plastic. Painstakingly hand-painted with finely detailed faces and clothing this Civil War-themed collection features all the major players. Lead the armies of Robert E. Lee or Ulysses S. Grant both of which stand 5 inches tall as the kings of the board.About Studio Anne CarltonEstablished in Hull Yorkshire in 1969 Studio Anne Carlton now lists over 100 chess sets.They all bear the hallmarks of skill and tradition so typical of the world-famous sculptors and artists used by Studio Anne Carlton. Each Studio Anne Carlton chess set uses the timeless skills and craftsmanship originating from the company’s founding. All pieces are hand-produced and finished in either a traditional brown and cream appearance or hand decorated with painstaking detail. The sculptures often take many months to complete and every care is taken to ensure historical accuracy where appropriate. As the artists’ masterpiece the figures pass through various casting processes until suitable production molds can be made without losing any of the original detail.In 2003 Studio Anne Carlton line was bought by Traditional Games. They moved manufacturing from the U.K. to China around 2003. All poly resin chess sets are made in China today. SAC’s wooden chess sets come primarily from India. SAC is a name that stands for the world’s recognized leader for decorative theme chess sets and other classic traditional games.
American Civil War Hand-Painted Chess Pieces by Studio Anne Carlton
July 12, 2012 By Leave a Comment