A set of 6 full-size replicas of the Lewis Chessmen from the National Museums Scotland collection, handmade in the UK. 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 and are one of our museum’s most popular objects.
The set includes one of each replica piece:
These full-size replicas of the finely sculpted original pieces have been handmade in the UK from 3D laser scans and uses a simulated ivory finish to accurately represent the walrus ivory original.
- Dimensions: 8-9cm high
- Materials: Finely sculpted in poly-resin with an ivory finish and protective black felt base
- Packaging: Each piece is individually packaged in a transparent presentation box