Skip to Store Area:

Magento Commerce

Chess Moulds The Isle Of Lewis Set

Double click on above image to view full picture

Zoom Out
Zoom In

More Views

Chess Moulds The Isle Of Lewis Set

Email to a Friend

Be the first to review this product


Code: CS4

Add Items to Cart Add to Cart

Quick Overview

King is 90mm (31/2") high.
Recommended board size: 51mm (2") squares and upwards
Requires 2 casting kits (Part No: 621012 & 695008) or 2.2kg of stone powder

This set is made up of a selection from 78 interesting chessmen discovered in 1831 in an underground chamber at Androil on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis. The pieces found included ten battered kings with long curls down their backs; six unthroned queens; sixteen bishops and 15 mounted knights It is now thought that they were carved in Scandinavia circa 1172 and most of the pieces are now in the British Museum.