|Coromandel & Satinwood Games Compendium|
The Antique Games compendium has beautifull elaborate engraved brass bands run from front to back, with further decorative brass edging and escutcheon, it also has a engraved brass plaque which reads "Leuchars 38-39 Picadilly".
The interior is veneered in satinwood, incorporating an Ivory and coromandel chess and backgammon board, and a unusual Ivory chess set stained red, and left natural, a brass cribbage board, two bone "finger" pointers, a set of thirty Ivory backgammon counters stained red and left natural, two shakers one made of bone and the other of boxwood, four packs of playing cards and further bone counters.
This wonderful Antique Games Box comes with a fully working lock & tasselled key.
|Lot ID: 412|
|Low Estimate: GBP 3,500|
|High Estimate: GBP 5,250|
|Next Bid: GBP 1,700|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
|Sale Terms: View here|
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|Location of Origin: England|
|Medium/Materials: wood, brass|
|Dimensions: Width 12.50 in (31.75 cm) Depth 9.50 in (24.13 cm) Height 6 in (15.24 cm)|
|Primary Classification: Antiques, Decorative Arts and Furniture : Decorative Works of Art : Boxes / Trunks|
|They normally comprise of:The Games Compendium was the ultimate choice of pass-time for the Victorians, especially families, but was also a must-have accessory for the affluent gent.|
They normally comprise of:
chess and backgammon board
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|Offered By:||BADA Antiques Auction : 413 Lots : July 14,2016 : 10AM EST|
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