Artist Edition Mark Antony Ebony & Boxwood Chess Pieces in Presentation Case

Bishops Games

£995.00 GBP £1,095.00 GBP



Marcus Antonius (83 BC- 30 BC), known in English as Mark Antony or Anthony

The inspiration for this unique Chess-set came from a hero of Italian history know for his heroism and his love affair with the legendary Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, the design of the coins would remind you of the colonnade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

endorsed by renowned sculptor Avtarjeet Dhanjal and carved of precious heirloom woods.

Mark Antony, was a Roman politician and general. He was an important supporter and a loyal friend of Julius Caesar. After Caesar's death in October 41 BC, Antony invited Cleopatra the queen of Egypt to visit him; they formed an Alliance and became lovers. Later their love affair became the subject of many European plays, poems, and paintings. 

This unique set has king size of 4"

Stay in touch

Official Staunton™ is the leading brand in quality hand carved chess sets

Latest posts

  • How do you clean a chess set?

    All our products are finished and polished, waxed or waxed before they reach you. They will need some maintenance over time to look as beautiful as they did when you first received them. Different products need different cleaning and preservation techniques. Here are... Read more →

  • The Best Classic Board Games

    For a second there, it appeared as though modern society had killed off humble board games. After all, how could Monopoly or Cluedo compare scrolling on Facebook, playing with your friends in an online game of Fortnite, or binge-watching an... Read more →

  • Bobby Fischer- The Troubled Chess Genius

    In 1972, the U.S. found an unlikely weapon in its Cold War battle against Soviet Russia: a teen chess prodigy by the name of Bobby Fischer. Though Mr. Fischer would be celebrated for many years to come, as the world's... Read more →