The Isle Of Lewis Italian Briarwood Chess Set

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Indulge in the epitome of luxury with this exquisite chess set that combines the prestigious Isle of Lewis chessmen with our elegant Italian Briarwood chess board. Meticulously crafted, these British-made chess pieces are an exact replication of the originals stored and cherished by renowned Museums. The Lewis chessmen, with their captivating origins and iconic design, have long been admired and are now available through our store.

These stunning pieces, believed to have originated from Norway, were discovered by chance in 1831 on the shores of the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. While there may be debate about their intended purpose, there is no denying their significance as chess pieces. The original set remains on display in the United Kingdom, but with these precise reproductions, you can own a piece of history and partake in a game of chess in the presence of their regal magnificence.

Includes:

  • 1 chess board
  • 34 chessmen
  • 1 rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Isle of Lewis history booklet

Specification:

King Height 3.25 inches
King Base Diameter 2 inches
King Weight 129.9 grams
Pawn Height 1.5 inches
Pawn Weight 20.2 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1 inches
Weight 4.5 kg
Materials Crushed stone composite, Briarwood elmwood
Style Themed
Number of Queens 4
Board Size 23.6 inches
Board Thickness 0.6 inches
Square Size 2.4 inches