Here we have a wonderful old chess set design from the 1980's based upon CS Lewis's classic children's (and adults) book series The Chronicles of Narnia.
This Chess set celebrates the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe book (the 1st written but 2nd in the series) and features all of the main characters ( right down to the actual wardrobe itself ) from the book.
The Chess set is truly remarkable. The figurines are amazingly detailed and have been enhanced with artists oil paints and pigments to really show off all of the intricate carved lines and the character of the various pieces.
The set, as with all of the sets in our shop, has been handmade and hand painted. This set has been presented in an antique white and soft gold effect and has been gently aged effected to fit in nicely with the character of the chess pieces themselves.
This is a fairly substantial collection of Chessmen with the tallest piece (The Wardrobe) being 12 cm tall with a 4.5 cm base and the pawn (Mr Tumnus) being 7.5 cm tall with a 2.5 cm base.
I'm sure you will agree from look at the photos that this Chess is more than just eye catching, it is a thing of great beauty.
Alongside Mr Tumnus and the Wardrobe some of the featured characters in the set are Alsan, Lucy, Edmond, Peter, The White Witch to name a few.
It is a must for any fan of CS Lewis or the Chronicles of Narnia book series.
This Chess Set comes with Felt Bases as standard.
This listing is for the set of Chess pieces only. The board in the photographs is used solely for display purposes only and is not a part of this listing.
At some point in the near future we will be offering a number of cold cast York Rose motif chessboards from our shop.
As always, we are happy to offer custom orders, so if you like the chess pieces but would rather then in different colors, then drop us a message and we will try to match your requirements.
If you have any questions, we are always here to help.
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My chess pieces are made from a polymer enhanced gypsum .
Unfortunately once an item has been dispatched I have little or no control over what happens on it's journey to you. All of my items are now sent with full tracking provided which will help with resolving any postal issues in the unlikely event that something goes wrong (delays, customs hold ups etc). I'm always happy to step in and help you resolve the issue.
Absolutely yes. Anything that is available from our shop can be combined in a way that suits your needs. I'm always happy to work with a customer so that they can get exactly the chess set that they want.
What you can expect from MourneStudios is to be updated every step of the way with the process of making, and dispatching etc. I will always be honest and give you realistic time frames for the completion of your purchase and will stay in touch throughout the whole process and beyond.
It is my personal goal to ensure that every customer is more than happy with both the art works that we offer and the level of service we provide.
My vision for MourneStudios is that I am able to grow my business into a long term venture offering a diverse and eclectic mixture of hand crafted works and in order to do that I will be going to extra mile for all of my customers.
Sometimes buying things online can lack the personal touch. When it comes to hand crafted artwork, I for one like to talk to the person who created the work that I am interested in buying.
Not everybody feels like that, but for those people who do, I am more than happy to arrange a whatsapp call or even a zoom video call to take any questions that you might have about anything from our shop.
It offers another level of reassurance to my customers and can sometimes help them to make more informed decisions about what they are buying.
So, if that is you, all you have to do is to send us a message and I will get back to you to arrange a time and date that suits you for the call.
Yes!! All chess pieces come with high quality felt bases as standard, However, not everybody wants their chess pieces with felt bases as it removes the sound of the piece touching the board, and if you would rather not have felt bases added we are more than happy to accommodate. If that's you, simply add a note at checkout to say that you would rather not have the bases and I shall make it so.
In most cases your order will be ready much sooner than that, however it depends on how many orders we are working on at that time.
3-4 weeks is the maximum time that an order should take but we do aim to have your order ready much sooner if it is at all possible.
If you need your order to be ready by a particular date and you drop us a message to let us know beforehand, we will do our best to accommodate you and will let you know before you place your order if that date is possible from our end of things.
Very well packed indeed. We want to you get your order in the condition that it leaves our studio. Each chess piece will be individually wrapped in bubble wrap and placed in a thick cardboard box with plenty of extra packing to ensure that it absorbs any bumps along the way.
If your order does not arrive in perfect condition we will replace any of the broken items at no cost to yourself (including postage and packing).
It is our goal here at MourneStudios to ensure that you are more than happy with your order and will do whatever we can to make sure that that happens.
Generally speaking the answer to that is yes, however at busier times such as Christmas etc we will make some of our more popular sets in preparation for Christmas postal times and things like that.
You absolutely can. If you have a custom request I will gladly work with you to source the colors and styles that you want. I really do want you to have the best customer experience you can with MourneStudios. We really are here to help.
Dec 3, 2020
Beautiful A Christmas present for my husband Truly magnificent and magical Captures the characters of Narnia perfectly Thankyou Adam