Miniature Lewis Chess set

    SKU: cmcp33410

    £45.00 Members' price *


    This small Lewis Chess set features carved resin miniature chesspieces, and is based on one of the most famous treasures of the British Museum. Found in mysterious circumstances on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides in 1831, the 12th century Lewis Chessmen have captivated audiences around the world ever since. They were concealed in a stone chamber within a sand dune for reasons that will never be known. Their enduring appeal has secured their position as the most celebrated chess pieces in the world. The box includes a simple folding board to enable play.


    Product code: cmcp33410
    Gift recipient: For her
    Price category: £40 - £50
    World culture: Vikings
    Age suitability: Suitable for age 6+
    Size: Board size: 28cm x 28 cm, pieces: 2.3cm-4cm high
    Weight: 0.678kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

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