Lewis-Chess-Chess set, art casting

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Museum replica | Art casting | Complete chess set | Hand-made | Chess board format: 58 x 58 cm | Chess pieces height between 5 and 10 cm

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Lewis-Chess-Chess set, art casting

On the beach of the Scotch Isle of Lewis was found in 1831 the greatest collection of chess pieces discovered in western Europe. Fascinating sculptures carved of walrus tooth ivory. Experts deem them the "most outstanding antique chess pieces in the world".
Original: British Museum, London. Scandinavian Gryphon Style, 2nd half of the 12th century.

Complete chess set. Chessboard: Polymer ars mundi museum replica cast by hand. Format: 58 x 58 cm. 32 Figures: Polymer ars mundi museum replica cast by hand with antiq. Pawns, ca. 5 cm high, the other pieces, between 8.5 and 10 cm.

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The mold is usually taken directly from the original, so that the replica reproduces even the finest details. After casting the replica, using the most appropriate method, the surface is polished, patinated, gilded or painted according to the original.

A replica of ars mundi is a recognizable image of the original.