1 of 7 images

Marquetry Inlaid Wooden Game Board for Chess, Checkers, and Parcheesi


This is a fine handmade inlaid wooden game board. The front is for checkers and chess. They reverse is a starburst pattern and is probably for some variant of parcheesi. Made of mahogany, ebony, rosewood, and satinwood. Dates to the early to mid-20th century and has some surface scratches and indentions, spots to the finish, some slight checking to the wood as it has dried, and slight separation (from dried glue) to the edges of the piece. Measurements: Width: 14 3/4 in, height:14 3/4 in. Items purchased from David Sterner Antiques must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.    


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 1.38 in. x W 14.75 in. x D 14.75 in.

    H 3.51 cm x W 37.47 cm x D 37.47 cm

  • Seller location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Seller reference number
    parcheesi gameboard
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2015
Typical response time: 3 hrs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Antique Russian Orthodox Mother of God Joy of A...
Russian Religious Items
Wood, Paint
Mother of god joy of all who sorrow A good, antique Russian orthodox wonderworking icon. Painted in egg tempura on a wooden panel. The Madonna's head and shoulders clad in a si...
Diminutive Millefiori Murano or Venetian Art Gl...
Ercole Barovier
Italian Vases
Art Glass
A fine, diminutive millefiori Italian glass vase. Having a crimped edge, tapered neck and bulbous body. Constructed of canes with concentric white, red, yellow and black concen...
Group of Six Possibly Ancient Terracotta Oil La...
A group of six old (and possibly ancient) terracotta vessels. Perfect for the collecting Kunstkammer or Curiosities cabinet. In varying as-pictured condition. Tallest object...
Italian Pietra Dura Specimen Marble Plaque of S...
Italian Decorative Art
A fine Pietra Dura or Specimen marble plaque of a table still life. A wine bottle, pear, and orange on a cloth comprise the scene.  The plaque is matted in an yellow/orange velvet...
You May Also Like
19th Century Wooden Rattle
French More Folk Art
Rattles were very popular music instruments all along the 18th-19th centuries, although they were invented on the middle age. They were used by the merchants to attract folks to thei...
19th Century Pyrenees Wooden Bread Stamp
French More Folk Art
Nice little polychrome monoxyle bread stamp displaying a Fine work of marquetry with small inlays of colored wooden triangles, delicate engraved decorations and a carved flower on th...
Collection of Three Norwegian Folk Art Boxes
Norwegian More Folk Art
Pleasing assortment of three Norwegian folk decorated pantry boxes in original paint, two in salmon orange with stylized foliate designs, the third in deep dark robin's egg blue with...
19th Century Double Faced Nutcracker
French More Folk Art
The French art of handicrafts presented us until, circa 1850 with many admirable, valuable and singular wooden carved nutcrackers. The abundance of nuts in this country drew the imag...
19th Century Sailor Snuffbox
French More Folk Art
Wooden snuffbox shaped as a fish with eyes and tooth sculpted in bone. It must have belonged to a sailor. This is a typical Folk Art piece of work. Inhaling snuff, or snuffing, as i...
19th Century Napoleon's Coffin Snuffbox
French More Folk Art
Rare little snuffbox carved in the shape of Napoleon's coffin. Various details engraved all around the box are related to the conqueror: eagle, crown, crossed guns, crossed flags, a ...
19th Century Erotic Snuffbox
French More Folk Art
Walnut tree carved snuffbox featuring a nun, with an erotical twist.  
Early 19th Century Napoleon Snuffbox
French More Folk Art
Beautifully carved horn snuffbox, representing Napoleon on one side, a eight branch star on the other side. The hinge is made of brass, as for the setting, beautifully decorated. ...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries