French Tric-Trac/Chess Board, 18th century
An Antique French Ebony and Ivory inlaid Games Board/Box for Tric-Trac/Backgammon & Chess, 18th Century
the exterior for chess, the alternate squares in ivory and ebony inlay, the interior for tric-trac, inlaid points in ivory and green-stained bone, holes for scoring pegs to the borders, brass hinges, a horn shaker and two die
Length (when open flat): 61cm
Stock Reference: MJ 1708
Illustrated with a set of 30 late 19th century ivory and ebony turned counters which are being sold separately (each counter 4cm in diameter)
Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant ivory (CITES)
Please note that as the chess set contains antique elephant ivory it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.
A Note From Luke
How We Ship
Within the Mainland UK: Free of Charge
Shipping by courier to Mainland UK destinations is free, and included within the price, so please feel free to push the "buy it now" button.
If you live outside the UK, please contact me to arrange payment, and I can give you a competitive shipping quote to your destination.
All items are sent fully insured. Please be aware that there may be customs duties to pay if you live outside the European Union.
Under the distance selling regulations you have a right to return your order for any item purchased on a fixed priced sale for a full refund within fourteen days after receipt. However, you must take reasonable care of the item/s. You will be responsible for the shipping costs both to and from your address. Thank you.
Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory (CITES)
Please note that as this board contains elephant ivory dating from pre March 3rd 1947 it will require a CITES export licence to export to destinations outside the European Union. Due to recent US legislation, it is with regret that we are unable to export this item to the United States of America. Please contact me if you need further information.