Lot #R183. Viking “Search for Valhalla” Chess Set.

$295.00

The Viking “Search of Valhalla” chess Set. The bust-style figures represent Tyr, the Norse God of War, his consort, and their minions. Rooks are rickety Snekkja. The King stands an impressive 5-0″ tall with a 1-5/8″ base. The chess pieces are housed in a hand-carved simulated treasure chest.

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Viking “Search for Valhalla” Chess Pieces.

Tyr, Norse God of War

Offered here is the quaint Viking “Search of Valhalla” chess Set. The bust-style figure subjects are sculptures representing Tyr, the Norse God of War, his consort, and their minions. Rooks are rickety Snekkja. The King stands an impressive 5-0″ tall with a 1-5/8″ base. The chess pieces are housed in a hand-carved simulated treasure chest. The pieces represent a medieval Viking theme.

Each of the hand-carved figurines is mounted atop turned, unweighted Basswood pedestal with felt a base pad. The chess pieces are in excellent condition. The Spanish chessboard shown is not included with this sale. Several other chessboards can be found here.  These chessmen were likely produced around 1965, although an exact date can’t be verified.

Additional information

Weight5 lbs
Dimensions14 × 12 × 10 in

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