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Medieval and Gothic sculptures and carvings form the theme. The theme chess sets displayed here are beautifully sculpted in the most exquisite detail. Our unique range of close-up images really focuses in on the minutae of the quite astonishing craftsmanship.

If you are have an interest in this period of our history and the atmosphere created by it then you have a selection of appropriately themed chess sets which will definitely add to the decorative theme wherever you choose to display it.

Choose between our Medieval and Gothic plain theme chess sets and a choice of no less than 5 'Isle of Lewis' options. Yes, the choice really is yours at CheckmateChessSets - where your satisfaction is our business!


Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set

by Mascott - Made in England

King Height: 3.5" (9cm)
Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin
Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set
The most important and interesting of all the medieval chess pieces to have been found, the Isle of Lewis Chessmen were found in 1831 in an underground camber on the... Click here to view product & close-up images

£109.95


Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set

by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC)

King Height: 3.75" (95mm)

Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted in ground stone and polyresin

Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set

The Isle of Lewis chessmen - probably the most famous chess pieces in the world! These Lewis Chessmen are replicas of the originals which were discovered on the Isle of Lewis off the West Coast of Scotland and which are now housed safely and securely in the British Museum in London and in Edinburgh. The design of this replica Isle of Lewis chess set closely follows that of the original Lewis chessmen pieces. Click here to view product & close-up images

£109.95


Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set - Including Walnut and Sycamore Wood Veneer Folding Chess Board and in a Presentation Case

by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC)

King Height: 3.75" (95mm)

Materials: Heavy ground stone and polyresin

Complete with Walnut and Sycamore Veneer Folding Chess Board and in a Presentation Case

Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set

The Lewis Chessmen - probably the most famous chess pieces in the world! This is our presentation version of the Isle of Lewis chess pieces - complete with high quality folding chess board and in a presentation case. These Lewis Chessmen are replicas of the originals which were discovered on the Isle of Lewis off the West Coast of Scotland and which are now housed safely and securely in the British Museum of London and in Edinburgh. Many chess pieces were discovered and the design of this replica Isle of Lewis chess set closely follows that of the original Lewis chessmen pieces. Click here to view product & close-up images

£189.95


Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set - 'Mini Version' Including Chess Board

by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC)

King Height: 2.5" (57mm)

Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted in ground stone and polyresin

Complete with Decorative Polyurethane Chess Board (27.5cm)

Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set - 'Mini Version' Including Chess Board

Our reduced version of the historic Isle of Lewis Chessmen pieces - probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Complete with highly decorative polyurethane chess board - square size 1" (25mm). Click here to view product & close-up images

£119.95


Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set - 'Mini Version' Excluding Chess Board

by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC)

King Height: 2.5" (57mm)

Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted in ground stone and polyresin

Isle of Lewis Plain Theme Chess Set - 'Mini Version'

Our reduced size version of the historic Isle of Lewis chess pieces - probably the most famous chess design in the world! Click here to view product & close-up images

£84.95


Gothic Plain Theme Chess Set

by Mascott - Made in England

King Height: 3.5" (9cm)
Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin
Exquisitely crafted and detailed Gothic theme chess pieces that highlight beautifully the sculptures and themes of the period. Click here to view product & close-up images  

£84.95


Medieval Plain Theme Chess Set

by Mascott - Made in England

King Height: 4" (10cm)
Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted plain theme chess pieces in crushed marble and resin
Medieval Plain Theme Chess Set
Exquisitely crafted and detailed 14th Century Medieval chess pieces. Click here to view product & close-up images 

£84.95


Medieval Masked Plain Theme Chess Set

by Studio Anne Carlton (SAC)

King Height: 3 3/4" (95mm)

Chess Pieces: Heavy weighted in ground stone and polyresin

Masked Plan Theme Chess Set

Medieval masked figures on modern bases.  A most elegant plain theme chess set - remarkably minimalistic but very beautuful in its simplistic styling. Click here to view product & close-up images

£144.95

Your Assurance of Quality from CheckmateChessSets

At CheckmateChessSets, we are only prepared to offer to our customers theme chess board pieces of the highest quality and craftsmanship. Each of the medieval theme chess piece sets featured in this section of the website is derived from an original sculpture painstakingly crafted by a highly skilled craftsman. This original is then used to produce a master mould from which further moulds are created. It is into these moulds that a mixture of heavy ground or crushed stone which takes the form of a fine white powder (in the case of Studio Anne Carlton) or ground marble (in the case of Mascott) combined with a resin mixture is poured.

Once the sculpture has set it is then removed from the mould and either hand painted by skilled artisans to produce the decorated theme chess pieces or simply stained to produce the plain theme chess pieces. 

These beautiful theme chess pieces which are yours to own are the result of this process, a process which creates a product of both natural durability and, crucially, also of the right medium to create the most intricate and exquisite detailed scuptures.

But we don''t want you just to take our word for it - thanks to our unique collection of high resolution close-up images you can see for yourself...right now!

Appreciating In Value

Our theme chess pieces are for the discerning collector and are of the quality that should appreciate in value over the years. We know that many of our theme chess piece sets are destined to be handed on to the next generation with affection and pride and, in fact, some of the older theme chess sets are already achieving excellent prices at auction.

 
 
 

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Our commitment to you and your complete satisfaction here at your CheckmateChessSets means that we are only prepared to present to you theme chess pieces and chess boards of the highest quality and craftsmanship. Derived from original sculptures, all the themed chess pieces featured within our catalogue here at CheckmateChessSets are authentic high quality items.

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