Own a faithful reproduction of one of the earliest known European chess sets! This Charlemagne chess set is a genuine replica of the world famous chess pieces found in the Saint Denis Abbey. They are now displayed at Cabinet des Médailles, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.
The Charlemagne dark chess pieces are in exotic Rosewood color and the light chess pieces have an antique ivory finish. The King is 3.5" tall with a 1.75" base. This set is made of hydrostone, a gypsum material, very hard, giving a natural
feel, weight and look of the original.
A Bit of History - Charlemagne
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