Handmade Lewis Chessmen, the King, Hand-Carved Antique Chess Piece Replica, Moose Antlers
Brand:Z-Rune Norse Pagan Arts Workshop
The King seated with a sword lying across his knees, Antique Chess Piece recreation in bone / Moose antlers.
We are offering Famous Lewis Chessmen "Vikings" Chess Set figurines recreated by artisans from Eastern Europe.
Probably its one of the most beautiful from legendary set that currently on display of British and Scotland Museums.
Inspiration: Medieval Lewis Chessmen Chess Set usually dated 12th – early 13th century.
King size: 10 cm / 3.9 inches
Carved from moose antlers, unique hand-made piece from Algizrune workshop.
In case you can be interested in complete set that coming in White and Red colors, please send us an email to our firstname.lastname@example.org - till today no complete set recreated in bone exist but we have many collectors who ordering single pieces and groups of chess replicas.
Lewis Chessman set fact file:
Date: late 12th – early 13th century
Found in 1831, on a beach at Uig, Lewis, Scotland
Made in Probably Trondheim, Norway
Made from walrus ivory and sperm whale tooth
Museum reference H.NS 19-29. On display Kingdom of the Scots, Level 1, National Museum of Scotland
The eleven chess pieces on display in the Museum of Scotland were part of a large hoard buried on Lewis. The hoard contained 93 gaming pieces in total, including from at least four chess sets as well as from other games. The chess pieces were probably made in the late 12th or early 13th century in Norway.