A mid 19th century Vizagapatam ivory and horn inlaid folding chess and backgammon board
Lot 193Y Ф
A mid 19th century Vizagapatam ivory and horn inlaid folding chess and backgammon board
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,868) inc. premium

Lot Details
A mid 19th century Vizagapatam ivory and horn inlaid folding chess and backgammon board
of rectangular form, the exterior inlaid with a draughts / chess board within incised and blackened Chinoiserie figural, bird and landscape borders, the interior lined in sandalwood with an ivory and ebony inlaid backgammon board with monogram EC, fitted with three boxes, one containing a set of fifteen horn and sixteen ivory draughts/backgammon counters, the other two boxes containing a thirty two piece turn baluster horn and ivory turned chess set, the board unopened 47.5cm wide, 23.5cm deep, 10cm high, the king 10.5cm, the pawn 6cm
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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