Lovers of history will be thrilled at the chance to relive the decisive battle in the First War of Scottish Independence. The Battle of Bannockburn Hand-Painted Chess Pieces by Studio Anne Carlton is made from incredible polyresin material which comes from crushed stone composite and has the feel and weight of stone but the durability of plastic. Each piece in this set is carefully sculpted and hand-painted to represent the 1300s English and Scottish armies including King Edward II and Robert the Bruce. This is the very battle you saw in the epilogue of the Academy Award winning film Braveheart. King chess pieces measure 4 inches in height.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.