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Rosewood Chess Board, Early 19th century

  • Rosewood Chess Board, Early 19th century
  • Rosewood Chess Board, Early 19th century
  • Rosewood Chess Board, Early 19th century
  • Rosewood Chess Board, Early 19th century

An English Chess Board, Early 19th Century

the alternate squares inlaid in rosewood and sycamore, with decorative inlaid stringing or banding to the edges, and rosewood sides, with a slide drawer (brass handle missing)

30.5cm wide, each chess square 3.4cm wide

Stock Reference: NC 1634


Scratches and wear to surface of board. Piece of veneer missing from side. Brass handle missing from slide drawer.

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