Artist Edition Mark Antony Sandalwood Chess Pieces and Case
Made in 2007- Limited Edition - Sandalwood is no longer available as a source of handicraft carving. This is the last set available Worldwide in this configuration!
Marcus Antonius (83 BC- 30 BC), known in English as Mark Antony or Anthony
A Sublime masterpiece created the concept of the renowned Artist, Avtarjeet Dhanjal- who commissioned these extremely intricate works of sculpture. Hand-carved and turned using the finest graded boxwood and the extremely scarce exotic timber, sandalwood. This highly collectible chess set is a limited edition from a run hand-carved in the year 2007.
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 the colonnade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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 a king size of 4" and is presented in a twin tier suede-lined box
3 YEAR GUARANTEE
We offer a 3 year standard guarantee that covers any natural defects such as, splitting, cracking, warping of the woods used in our entire range