Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

Antique English "Jaques Style” Chess Board

An English Mahogany & Sycamore Chess Board in the Jaques Manner, 19th Century

the alternate squares in mahogany and sycamore, with a mahogany frame or border, stained back panel to the reverse

Height: 2.5cm

Width: 52cm

Depth: 52cm

Chess Squares: 5.9cm

Stock Reference: VS 1938

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Indentation and marks to the surface and borders- please see photograph. Dents and scratches to the back panel. A nice honeyed ‘toffee’ colour.

A Note From Luke

Nice antique chess board, very similar to the boards sold by Jaques at the end of the 19th century. Attractive honeyed colour. Some scuffing and a few marks to the surface.

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