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The Berkeley Chess Alice in Wonderland Cardinal Blue Chess Set
The Berkeley Chess Alice in Wonderland Cardinal Blue Chess Set
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The Berkeley Chess Alice in Wonderland Cardinal Blue Chess Set

£192.82

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Product Description

  • Stone crushed resin chess pieces.
  • Striking cardinal red and cream colouring
  • Superb detail.
  • Recognisable childhood characters.
  • Matched with stunning Spanish blue erable board.

Based on Lewis Carroll (pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) characters from ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’. these wonderful pieces have been lovingly created from stone crushed resin in this lovely cardinal red colour.

The stories were written to entertain and amuse the young children of The Dean of Christ Church where Carroll was a lecturer. The heroine, Alice, is based on the Dean’s eldest daughter, Alice Liddell. It was because her children were so entranced by his stories, that their mother persuaded Carroll have them published. You will recognise all the main characters from Carroll’s tales brought to life on a beautiful 19.7 inch lacquered blue erable chess board from Spain.

The King:         The White King
The Queen:      Alice
The Bishop:     The Mad Hatter
The Knight:     The White Knight
The Rook:        Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee
The Pawn   :     White Rabbit

Product Specifications

King Height:  3.5 inches (8.89 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.3 inches (3.3 cm)
King Weight:  70 grams
Pawn Height:  2.2 inches (5.59 cm)
Pawn Weight:  20 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1 inch (2.54 cm)
Weight:  10.04 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin, Anegre, Maple
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  19.7 inches (50.04 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.7 inches (1.78 cm)
Square Size:  1.9 inches (4.83 cm)