Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games


October 01, 2013

Pretty lacquered black and gilt chess and backgammon board from the days of the China Trade. Boards such as these were made in the trading port of Canton and exported to Europe and the United States.

See Carl L Crossman's "The China Trade", plate 152, page 276, Antique Collectors' Club, 1991.