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REF1065 Early North Italian Games Board
Circa 1480-1550

Fine early ivory & ebony games box, the exterior with inlaid chess board , the interior as an inlaid backgammon board.

The design of inlay typical of the Islamic influence that arrived with Islamic craftsmen in Italy and Southern Spain.

Board Open 30 cm / 24 cm / 3 cm

For similar examples see Christes South Kensington Sale 5997 Lot 350
also The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Accession Number: 2010.109.5

Please note all prices include postage/shipping charges and Insurance valuation.

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.

£ 6500 Pounds

Includes shipping & insurance valuation

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Tim Millard is one of the leading specialist dealers buying & selling Chess Sets & Backgammon boards with an extensive stock of antique sets ranging from fine Staunton sets by Jaques to fine European, Chinese & Indian Sets.

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