De La Rue Pocket Chess Board, 1846
De La Rue & Co’s Improved Pocket Chess Board
with Chess Men Complete...Registered October 17th 1846”, glazed card with printed graphics from the designs of Owen Jones (1809-1874), inside a complete set of pegged chess pieces in button form, black against red, 19.1cm wide (when open), 10.3cm wide (when closed), in a brown oil-cloth slipcase.
Stock Reference Number: MM 1486
Reference: Michael Mark “Early English Pocket Chess Sets”, The Chess Collector, volume 2, October 1990, No. 1 page 12.
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