Isle of Lewis mahogany and maple chess set combines the premium range of Isle of Lewis chessmen from The National Museums of Scotland with a stunning European made Mahogany chess board at 54cm in width. The Lewis chessmen are legendary and are by far the most popular themed figurative chess pieces in the world today. Made famous after they were discovered in a buried chest in Uig bay, Lewis. The originals are now priceless museum pieces but you can covet your very own with these quality reproductions.
Each piece has been formed from a stone & resin composite and is based on detailed laser scans made from the original museum artifacts. A superb chess set presented in beautiful gift packaging. A great value full tournament size Lewis chess set that looks as good as it plays.
- Chess piece King height is 8.5cm or 3 1/2 inches
- Chessboard playing squares width : 5.4cm
- Board dimensions from 54 x 54 x 1.5cm
- Total weight unpacked : 3.5kg
- materials used : crushed stone composite, maple, mahogany