Isle of Lewis Antiquity Chess Set – Polystone Pieces & Walnut Root Board 19 in.

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  • $149.95

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The Isle of Lewis chessmen is a reproduction of the original collection of ancient Norse chess pieces that were discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. They are one of the few surviving medieval chess sets in the world. This Isle of Lewis chess set is perfect for individuals who are interested in both the historical beginnings of modern day chess, as well as those looking for a distinctive and majestic chess set that will be an heirloom. The chess pieces are cast in polystone by craftsmen. The Chess pieces are naturally weighted because of the density of the material and have well-appointed felted base pads with a rugged matte finish. This heirloom quality Chess set features a 3.35 in. King with a 1.88 in. diameter base that weighs .25 lbs. All the pieces are sculpted objects of ancient art and this collector’s set is truly a show stopper. These chessmen come with a beautiful walnut board to display and play this glorious set! naturally weighted and have well-appointed felted base pads with a beautiful rustic finish that captures the look and feel of the originals, now housed in museums in London and Edinburgh. This heirloom quality Chess set features a 3.35 in. King with a 1.88 in. diameter base that weighs .25 lbs. All the pieces are sculpted objects of ancient art and this collector’s set is truly a show stopper. These chessmen come with a beautiful walnut board to display and play this glorious set!

  • Isle of Lewis antiquity theme chess pieces are handpainted polystone
  • King measures 3.35 in. with 1.88 in. diameter base – pieces collectively weigh 11.2 lbs.
  • Walnut veneer board is dark brown and natural with inlay border & rounded corners
  • Board measures 19 x 19 x 0.5 in. with 2 in. squares
  • Includes 32 chessmen with felt bottoms