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Catherine the Great

Catherine II, born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d'état when her husband, Peter III, was overthrown. Under her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and stronger, and was recognised as one of the great powers of Europe.

Material: Porcelain.

Covered with: gold, platinum, glaze, chrome-plated spraying.

Piece's height: 19 cm.

Chessboard material: Karelian birch.

Chessboard size: 66 x 66 cm.

Price, terms and delievery options: Timing depends on the workload of the studio at the moment. Approximately 2-3 month + couple of weeks for delievry (depends on the region). Price is discussed individually and in advance. At the moment we are not accepting orders. Till the end of 2018 year website will start to work as an internet-store and that will be an option to place an order. By the phone numbers indicated on the website you can recieve the information about the author and talk about the collboration. We will help you to choose the chess-set for placing an order in the next year. 

She corresponded with the great minds of her day, including Voltaire, who called her "the Star of the North".