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Charlemagne Themed Chess SetChess PiecesOwn 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 Medailles, 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 The Charlemagne pieces were at the Saint Denis Abbey since the end of the 13th century. They are dated from the end of the 11th century and were probably manufactured in Salerne, near Napoli in South Italia. This is confirmed by their Normand military equipment, which can be related to the famous Tapisserie de Bayeux (also from the 11th c.).The forms of these pi
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