Berkeley Chess Reynard the Fox Cardinal Chess Men

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  • Hand crafted in the UK.
  • Stunning attention to detail.
  • Towering 7.6 inch King.
  • Solid crushed stone resin pieces.
  • Heavy, well-balanced set.

Embodying both character and grandeur, this resin chess set boasts an impressive 7.6inch high king, making it a true standout. Inspired by the timeless tales of Reynard the Fox, this set revives some of the most enduring literary traditions in the Western world. With beasts playfully replacing beloved human character tropes, this set is a luxurious nod to the world of literature, art, and fashion.

Renowned for their popularity, these humorous anecdotes have even caused the French to replace the word for fox with 'renard'. Despite his cowardly and selfish nature, Reynard embodies a relatable hero and a poignant reflection of the human experience. Crafted by the skilled artisans at Berkeley Chess in Somerset, UK, these beloved and delightful figures are now featured as a magnificent chess set, adorned with a rich cream and striking cardinal red hue.

Includes:

  • 32 chessmen
  • 1 rules booklet
  • Two year warranty

Specification:

King Height 7.6 inches
King Base Diameter 1.8 inches
King Weight 370 grams
Pawn Height 4.25 inches
Pawn Weight 80 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1.5 inches
Weight 6.1 kg
Materials Crushed Stone Resin
Number of Queens 2