This is a magnificent chessmen set which captures the struggles for domination between Muslims and christians. A conflict that has continued for more than a thousand years, a period of time between 1095- 1292.
These pieces caoture the Christian side led by the memorable King Richard I of England, also known as Richard the Lionheart, on the Muslim side Saladin. The pieces on this set are hand painted made from white metal. The king measures 2 3/4";.