Medieval Chess Set – Pewter Pieces & Walnut Root Board 16 in.
Richard the Lion Hearted and the great Crusades come alive in this vibrant silver and gold set of chivalrous chessmen.Â Kings, queens, knights, castles, and crowns, these are all elements of the Medieval times. Todays chessmen were given these names by Europeans who probably were unable to pronounce the original Persian names for the pieces.Â The different chess pieces offer a snap shot of medieval life with its feudal system, ceremonies, wars, and grandeur.Â Get a taste of this noble life with our beautifully made Medieval chessmen! The aristocratic, pewter chessmen will captivate the imagination of players young and old alike.
- Medieval theme chessmen are sculpted pewter
- King measures 2.74 in. with 1 in. diameter base – pieces collectively weigh 5.2 lbs.
- Walnut root veneer board is dark brown and natural with inlay border & rounded corners
- Board measures 16 x 16 x 0.52 in. with 1.75 in. squares
- Includes 32 chessmen with felt bottoms