Lewis Chessmen Chess Set - Standard
Presentation box containing a full set of replica Lewis Chessmen pieces, handmade in the UK.
Complimentary to the Folding Wooden Chess Board
The Lewis Chessmen are among the best known objects in the National Museum of Scotland. Mostly carved from walrus ivory in the late 12th and early 13th century, they were found 700 years later in the vicinity of Uig on the Isle of Lewis. 3D laser scans were taken of some of the pieces in our collection to create authentic poly-resin replicas.
Please note this set includes playing pieces only, boards can 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.