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Lewis Chess Set - Official National Museum of Scotland Edition
Lewis Chess Set - Official National Museum of Scotland Edition

Lewis Chess Set - Official National Museum of Scotland Edition £160.00

Description

The official Isle of Lewis Chess Set by the National Museum of Scotland.

A full set of beautiful replica Lewis Chessmen pieces cast from laser scans of the world famous original artifacts on display in the National Museum of Scotland collection. Handmade in the UK and presented in a fine quality black and silver foil display box.

Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis but dating back to the 12th Century, the Lewis Chessmen recall a time of feuding Viking lords and violent invasions. They are one of National Museums Scotland’s most popular and beloved items.

Chess board available separately.

Further Details

These authentic replicas have been handmade in the UK from 3D laser scans, using a simulated ivory finish to accurately represent the walrus ivory originals. Each set comes in an elegant presentation box.

Please note that this set includes playing pieces only, chess boards must be purchased separately.

Dimensions: The largest playing piece, the King, stands 8.5cm tall.
Materials: Each chess piece has been finely sculpted in poly-resin with protective felt base.
ISBN: 20223014
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