Berkeley Chess Roman Russet Chess Men

Berkeley Chess Roman Russet Chess Men

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  • UK-made and intricately sculpted.
  • Unique historical designs.
  • 4.25 inch King.
  • Solid crushed stone resin pieces.
  • Deep russet and cream coloured finish.
  • Felt-covered bases.
From the 8th century BC to the 15th century AD, the Roman civilization endures as one of the most powerful, iconic and long-lasting empires the world has ever seen.

The Romans’ contributions to governance, art, science, technology and social structure were incredibly advanced for their time and helped to form the basis of the world we live in today. With awe-inspiring feats of architectural engineering surviving into the 21st century all over the Western world and a monumental influence on almost every aspect of our lives, the classic question “What have the Romans ever done for us?” has an almost inexhaustible set of answers!

The sophisticated and enlightened empire of Rome has been expertly recreated with these wonderful stone resin pieces, which have been intricately designed and sculpted by the master chess craftsmen at Berkeley Chess. Finished with a deep russet brown and rich palisander cream colouring, they will look fantastic displayed in any home.

The King: Julius Caesar
The Queen: A Lady of noble birth in typical dress
The Bishop: A Standard Bearer carrying the insignia of the Legion
The Knight: Equestrian soldier of the period
The Rook: A Roman garrison tower
The Pawn: Armed Legionnaire of the period

Product Specifications

King Height:  4.25 inches (10.8 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.3 inches (3.3 cm)
King Weight:  70 grams
Pawn Height:  3.13 inches (7.95 cm)
Pawn Weight:  30 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.13 inches (2.87 cm)
Weight:  2.1 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin
Number of Queens:  2