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REF1148 Indian games compendium
Circa 1830-1850

Large Chess & backgammon compendium , the folding ivory board box with Greek key pattern decoration to sides & chess border, the board inlaid in horn & Ivory squares. The exterior chess board squares inlaid in ivory & horn. The board box engraved and highlighted in lac work.

The board box opening to reveal an inlaid backgammon board to the interior. Fitted with three sandalwood boxes with Ivory cartouche inset to slide lids.

The boxes containing an ivory & sandalwood playing set , ivory & horn dice shakers, 30 Ivory & horn backgammon counters.

A fine example and all pieces being original to the compendium in excellent condition. The large Greek key pattern decoration to exterior is unusual and esthetically pleasing.

Kings 10.2cm

Board box open 45.5cm x 46cm

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

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.

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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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