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Abalone Games Board & Canton Counters

  • Abalone Games Board & Canton Counters
  • Abalone Games Board & Canton Counters

An Antique English Abalone inlaid and Papier-Mache Games Board, circa 1870

with painted gilt decoration, the exterior for chess, the interior for backgammon, with a set of 19th century Chinese Canton Export ivory counters, elaborately carved and stained red and left natural (16 red and 16 natural) with two elaborately carved Canton ivory counters, and four die

Size: 41cm wide

Chess Squares: 4.5cm wide

Stock Reference: VS 1204


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.



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