Lewis Ivory & Mahogany Chess Pieces in Presentation Gift Box

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£199.95 GBP
£169.95 GBP

 

Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, they may constitute some of the few complete, surviving medieval chess sets, although it is not clear if a set as originally made can be assembled from the pieces. They are owned and exhibited by the British Museum in London, which has 82 of the original pieces, and the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh

  • Superb Quality Lewis Chessmen
  • Cast from laser scans of originals.
  • Two additional Queens included
  • 3.25 inch (83 mm) king.
  • Presented in superb gift packaging.
  • Pieces made in England.



Chessboard is not included. 

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