Shakespeare and the Globe Chess Pieces

2016 marks the celebration of 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. Studio Anne Carlton believed a chess set based on the poet would be much admired and appreciated by their collectors.

This chess set is about a group of artists, entertainers and actors living in London in Elizabethan times. The King is a playwright and the Queen, Bishop and Knight are intimate colleagues who enact his works as performers in the Globe Theatre. All chess pieces are meticulously hand-crafted in fine detail.

King height 5.25″.

Chess set pieces only, board not included.

Consider purchasing a hand-crafted chess board to compliment your chess pieces. 

Finished Colour

Burgundy & Ivory, Hand Painted


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