Lewis Chessmen metal bookmark

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A bookmark inspired by the Lewis Chessmen - chess pieces originating from Norway, about AD 1150‐1200, in the British Museum's collection.

The Lewis Chess pieces, found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory and whales' teeth in the forms of seated kings and queens, mitred bishops, knights on their mounts, standing warders and pawns in the shape of obelisks.

The bookmark features a silk tassell marker and is ideal as a culturally-inspired gift.

  • Product Code: CMCS26300
  • Dimension: Approx. 10cm x 4cm x 8cm tassel
  • SUBTITLE: British Museum
  • Weight: 0.02 Kg

A bookmark inspired by the Lewis Chessmen - chess pieces originating from Norway, about AD 1150‐1200, in the British Museum's collection.

The Lewis Chess pieces, found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory and whales' teeth in the forms of seated kings and queens, mitred bishops, knights on their mounts, standing warders and pawns in the shape of obelisks.

The bookmark features a silk tassell marker and is ideal as a culturally-inspired gift.

  • Product Code: CMCS26300
  • Weight: 0.02 Kg