South German walnut backgammon/chess/nine men morris board/box, 17th century plus 21 South German pressed wood counters
Lot 194Y
A kingwood, oak, padouk, ebony and ivory inlaid games board/box, South German, late 17th century,
Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,997) inc. premium
Lot Details
A kingwood, oak, padouk, ebony and ivory inlaid games board/box,

Footnotes

  • See Bonhams "Fine Chess Sets & Games", Tuesday, 13th May 2008, lot 65 for a similar late 17th century gaming counter. See also: "Spielwelten der Kunst", Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1998 for further examples, and more information on gaming counters and German gaming boards.
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