Bottle Green and Ivory chess pieces (board not included) These pieces are suitable for a 19 Inch chessboard with 2 Inch squares (483mm and 50mm squares)
You will receive a full chess set of 32 pieces (board not included).
Sizes are approximate due to shrinking of the clay
The King is 110mm high
The Queen is 85mm high
The Bishop is 85mm high
The Bnight is 80mm high
The Rook is 75 mm high
The Pawn is 45mm high
The chess pieces are all cast in an earthenware clay slip. Each mould is filled and refilled unit the pieces are almost solid and once they are dry enough to be removed from the mould, each piece are cleaned up removing any of the unwanted marks from the moulds, then allowed to dry for 2 weeks. They are fired for around 7 hours, once cooled all the pieces are hand painted with glaze before returning to the kiln for a further 5 hours. Once the pieces have cooled, felt is then added to the base which is individually trimmed to suit each chess piece.