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Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

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Orig. Price: $479.95
Sale Price: $324.95
Prod. Code: CSP16

by Mascott - Made in England

King Height: 5" (12.7cm)

Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin complete with felted underlay

Chess Board Not Included: We are delighted to recommend to you a choice of two high quality chess boards with a square size suitable for the proportions of these theme chess pieces. You may purchase either of these chess boards right now from the Chess Boards section here at CheckmateChessSets.

Simply choose from the following options:

  • Leatherette Chess Board (2" / 5cm squares). As featured in our images. A luxurious 'leather-like' material complemented with decorative embossing around the perimeter. There's a really luxurious feel to this chess board which we think makes it an ideal alternative to the wooden chess board option. Click here to view in detail / purchase this product   

Delivery: These delightful theme chess pieces will be hand painted in England exclusively for you! So, please allow about 2-3 weeks from the date of placing your order to its despatch.

Subtle and understated, the quite exquisite detail and craftsmanship in this hand painted version of this theme is really quite beautiful.

The King is, of course, Henry VIII and the queen is represented by the first of his six wives, Katherine of Aragon...

Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

The Bishop is represented by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, the Ist Archbishop of Canterbury...

Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

The Knight is represented by Charles Brandon, Duke of Norfolk, who married Henry's sister Mary the dowager Queen of France.

Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

The Rooks (featured in full length detail in the expandable thumbnails at the top of the page) are represented by part of the Tower of London. Note the exquisite level of detail in the base of this theme chess piece...

Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

The Pawns (featured in the image below) show in the most intricate detail the spoils of the monasteries and the martyrdom of the Catholic Church...

Henry VIII Hand Painted Theme Chess Set

Chess Board Not Included: We are delighted to recommend to you a choice of two high quality chess boards with a square size suitable for the proportions of these theme chess pieces. You may purchase either of these chess boards right now from the Chess Boards section here at CheckmateChessSets.

Simply choose from the following options:

  • Leatherette Chess Board (2" / 5cm squares). As featured in our images. A luxurious 'leather-like' material complemented with decorative embossing around the perimeter. There's a really luxurious feel to this chess board which we think makes it an ideal alternative to the wooden chess board option. Click here to view in detail / purchase this product  

 

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