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Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

Antique Backgammon Board, 19th century

  • Antique Backgammon Board, 19th century
  • Antique Backgammon Board, 19th century
  • Antique Backgammon Board, 19th century
  • Antique Backgammon Board, 19th century

An inlaid coromandel games board/box for chess and backgammon, the exterior for chess with alternate squares in satinwood and coromandel, the interior for backgammon with backgammon points inlaid in ivory, 61.5cm wide (when open flat), 52cm deep and 6.1cm high (when open flat), together with a set of 30 antique ebony and ivory turned backgammon counters, leather shaker and ivorine dice, each chess square 6cm wide, the backgammon counters 4.1cm diameter.

Stock Reference Number: MJ 1569


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.

Condition

“Very Good”. Some hairline cracks, age scuffs and minor scratches to the surface. Nicely patina with a light wax polish.

Light wear to the leather shaker. Again, wear to dice through use. One ebony counter has a crack and has been repaired. Counters nicely turned. Ivory slightly yellowed.

A Note From Luke

Handsome antique games board, dating from the 19th century. The exterior is for chess and the chess squares measure just under 6cm across. The interior’s for backgammon and includes 30 original turned ivory and ebony backgammon counters, gilt-leather shaker and dice. Perfect present for a stylish backgammon player.

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Important Notice on the Export of Antique Elephant Ivory (CITES)

Please note that as the chess set contains a small amount of 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.

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