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English ‘Library’ Chess Board, circa 1900

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An English Leather ‘Library’ Chess Board, circa 1900

the folding board with cloth hinge, and chess squares in red and tan, with blindstamped Greek Key decoration to the edge and foliate gilt tooling, the reverse with a ‘scumbled’ finish.

Size (folded): 28cm wide

Size (open flat): 56.2cm wide

Chess Squares: 6.5cm 

Stock Reference: AS 2010


A Note From Luke

Bookbinder’s folding leather chess board, cloth hinge. Tooled around the edge with foliate gilt decoration, and blind-stamped decoration in the Greek Key pattern. Very similar to the leather boards sold by Jaques.

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