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REF1192 English Backgammon / Chess box.
Circa 1830-1850

Fine large English games box of rosewood & kingwood.

The exterior of rosewood with brass banded edges and kingwood boarders. The top inlaid as a chess board with ebony & ivory inlaid squares surrounded by a brass and Kingwood boarder.

The interior with an Ivory , ebony and rosewood backgammon board flanked on either end with compartments for pieces , the interior of the compartments lined in burgundy velvet, the exterior lids inlaid in fancy brass decoration and brass decoration repeated along the interior edges.

Set comes with thirty Ivory & horn backgammon pieces, ivory & horn dice shakers and four ivory dice. These pieces same period as the board.

Board (open)  73 CM  by 36.5 CM         Chess squares 4.2 CM

This board box is of a very high standard in craftsmanship & materials. Parallel in quality with furniture produced by a top cabinet maker.

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

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.

£ 2400 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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