PA724: Egyptian: Assyrian side Sennacherib Chess Set side moulds

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SKU:
PA724
UPC:
0735930007248
Condition:
New
Weight:
0.90 KGS
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Description

This set of three double moulds which cast the six pieces required to make a complete chess set side: King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, Pawn. You will require about 18 bars of metal to complete a full chess set. Chess Painting Guide (PDF).

The complete Egyptian chess set has two sides, the Egyptians and the Assyrians.

The Assyrian king is a depiction of Sennacherib, the eighth century king who sacked Babylon and attacked Judah, together with his queen. The bishops are represented by the Assyrian god Marduk, the lord of thunder and an important deity amongst this people.The Knight is an Assyrian mounted archer and the pawn an Assyrian light infantryman. The rook is a depiction of one of the great carved winged lions which guard various Assyrian royal buildings, principally at the great palace at Nineveh and which are important symbols of royalty.

Height of pieces in mm
King 68
Queen 63
Bishop 62
Knight 56
Rook 52
Pawn 55

Get Additional Egyptian Chess Pawns moulds to save you time.

B Base colour
W Wash colour
HD Hi Dry colour
MD Mid Dry colour
DB Dry Brush

Painting information.

  • In addition to filing off any flash from the figure, the bottom should be flattened where the ingate was removed.
  • Wash the figure in warm soapy water in preparation for painting.
  • Prime the pieces with a white undercoat as many of the colours are light. Allow 24 hours to dry.
  • Paint as supplied is usually too thick. Thin with the appropriate thinners until it covers the areas touched by the brush but does not spread to other areas.
  • Dry brushing is used to give large areas a subtle blended effects blending the black undercoat with a colour on raised areas. This is also used to add highlights to raised areas giving the look of more depth and animation. Washing is used to add a colour mainly to the foulds.
  • We recommend that you give the figures a coat of either matt or gloss varnish.

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Assyrian Chess side
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  • Michel jean claude - 27th May 2013

    5
    jeux d'échec

    magnifique création en peinture

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  • Michel jean claude - 27th May 2013

    5
    jeux d'échec

    magnifique création en peinture

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