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Antique Backgammon Chess Games / Compendium Box

£ 2,995

Category
Height
15.5 cm (6")
Width
32 cm (12 1/2")
Depth
24.5 cm (9 3/4")
Antique Games Compendium veneered in olive wood with ornate brass straps running from front to back, with a matching ornate escutcheon.

The interior of this Olivewood games box is lined in red leather and blue watered silk, incorporating a red leather chess and backgammon board housed in the underside of the lid, a Staunton style bone chess set, gilded brass Cribbage & Bezique boards with brass markers surrounding the die, two bone "finger" pointers, a set of thirty bone backgammon counters and six die. All housed in a removable brass handled tray. Underneath are six compartments for cards, two with wooden shakers, and a pack of domino cards. On the back edge of the open box is a brass label which reads: Howell James & Co. Regent Street. London. This Antique Games compendium comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
15.5 cm (6")
Width
32 cm (12 1/2")
Depth
24.5 cm (9 3/4")
Year
c. 1875
Medium
Wood, Brass, Bone, Coromandel, Leather, Satinwood
Country
United Kingdom