Isle of Lewis Celtic Chess Set and BoardItem# C-011S
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These chess pieces are fashioned after an original 12th-century medieval set discovered on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. It is thought that the original pieces may be some of the few surviving chess sets from the era. Though the original pieces are now on display at the British Museum in London and the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, you can play this same game for yourself! This premium reproduction set comes complete with all 16 pieces and a board. Board measures 14 x 14 inches. Pieces range 2.5 to 3.75 inches in height. Made of cast stone.
- Celtic reproduction chess set
- Based on a medieval original
- Chess board is 14 x 14 inches
- Figures are 2.5 to 3.75 inches high
- Made of bonded stone with a colored finish
This item replicates the aesthetics of ancient artifacts and one-of-a-kind museum pieces. Cracks, discoloration, and other surface details are in keeping with the aged look of the piece.