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Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

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June 20, 2024

Lighter Fruitwood Side:

Lean to king and bishops. Piece of bone missing on rook base mount, a few natural flaws to the wood, nicely polished surface patina.

Black Side:

Lean to King, one bishop and a pawn. Tiny chip to top of one rook bone mount. A few minor hairline cracks and scuffs.

Rosewood Box:

Good. Includes a fitted compartmented lift-out interior. Mother o' pearl inlay missing to the front.

Happy to provide further photographs on request.