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REF3237 Early American writers chess board
Circa 1820 - 1840

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Fine mahogany framed chess board , the chess squares inlaid in birds eye maple and mahogany , the border in satinwood. The reverse with attractive specimen wood inlaid central panel, the panel inlaid in various woods with a silver inset plaque engraved ” “From Mrs Griffith of Charlieshope to Miss Edgeworth”.

Mary Griffith was a writer of sciences and Horticulture . She purchased Charlieshope Estate in 1820. New Jersey.

For more information on Mrs Griffiths

Board 33.5 CM   Squares 3.6 CM

All the sets go through a professional workshop before they go online, any minor faults such as chips or splits are restored, therefore the sets are all in excellent condition.

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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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