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Early 19th Century French Double Sided Marquetry Game Box with Checker Pieces
This early 19th century walnut and ebonized pear wood marquetry game board is double sided and features a chess and checker board playing surface on one side and a more traditional 10 x 10 draughts board on the other side. Two sliding compartments on the traditional side open to allow access to the dark and light checker playing pieces. A hand forged eyelet at the top allows this piece to be hung on the wall, circa 1830.
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1830
- PeriodEarly 19th Century
- Materials and TechniquesEbonizedFruitwood,Walnut
- Condition DetailsSome of the squares have had restorations
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 1.25 in. x W 18.25 in. x D 14.75 in.H 3.18 cm x W 46.36 cm x D 37.47 cm
- Seller LocationFayetteville, AR
- Seller Reference Number18A159
- Reference NumberLU983214039982
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Located in Fayetteville, AR
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