The book's an all-time literary classic and the new 3D film version is a masterpiece - just awesome! So, here at CheckmateChessSets we've pulled together for you a selection of no less than 3 amazing versions of the Alice in Wonderland classic theme!
All your options here are authentic high quality Alice in Wonderland chess set products and yet each possesses a slightly different style, its own fascinating twist, which distinguishes it from the others.
So... take your time and enjoy the subtle differences between the different Alice in Wonderland chess sets. Everyone has their favourite... so see which Alice in Wonderland chess set becomes your favourite and then make your selection today!
Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin
"Off with their heads!" is, of course, her most famous line from the Lewis Carroll story. So, now it's time for you to decide whether to take the side of the card from a pack of playing cards turned executioner or that of Alice? The choice is yours! Click here to view product & close-up images
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More About Alice In Wonderland
But what do we know of the author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson? Who? Yes, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898) preferred to be known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll in his writings about Alice. The son of a country parson, the young Charles was educated at Rugby and Christ Church Oxford. Exceptionally gifted, the young Charles wrote poems and short stories from an early age and was to become an accomplished mathematician, logician and photographer.
His first and most successful commercial success was finally published in 1865 as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The sequel Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There was to follow in 1871.
The professional illustrator was Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914). Tenniel was a regular cartoonist and caricaturist in Punch and eventually knighted in 1893. Tenniel's illustrations were to become some of the most famous literary illustrations ever produced. It was Tenniel's early coloured illustrations of Alice featured her in a blue dress with a white pinafore which were to become both so endearing and enduring.
Check out the individual product descriptions of our Alice In Wonderland chess pieces for those which have been specifically inspired by Tenniel's illustrations of Lewis Carroll's characters in his books about the adventures of Alice!
"Off with their heads!" is, of course, her most famous line from the Lewis Carroll story. So, now it's time for you to decide whether to take the side of the card from a pack of playing cards turned executioner or that of Alice? The choice is yours in our Alice v The Queen of Hearts option!
All of your Alice In Wonderland chess set options here at CheckmateChessSets are genuine high quality Alice In Wonderland chess pieces and yet each possesses a slightly different style, its own unique twist, which distinguishes it from the others. Exceptionally sculpted and complete with finely tuned facial expressions. Hand painted or plain Alice In Wonderland chess pieces - they're all here at CheckmateChessSets.
Your Assurance of Quality from CheckmateChessSets
At CheckmateChessSets, we are only prepared to offer to our customers Alice in Wonderland chess pieces of the highest quality and craftsmanship. Each of the Alice in Wonderland chess pieces 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 marble 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 Alice in Wonderland chess set.
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 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 your catalogue here at CheckmateChessSets are authentic high quality items.
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