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19th Century English Regency Flip Top Chessboard Games Table

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A fine quality, exquisitely handcrafted, antique English games / sewing table finished in Regency taste. Born during the third quarter of the 19th century, featuring stunning burl walnut, delicate marquetry, banding inlay and intricate checkered cross-banded inlay throughout. Having a chess / checkers board parquetry inlay, swivel hinged top opening to inset gilt tooled heavily embossed green leather playing surface, bordered by extra fine cribbage board inlay, lifting the top reveals a fitted interior with original lining, divided storage, with large deep compartment at center in the tapered base with neoclassical marquetry urn motif, well carved scrolled legs, ending on casters. Truly a superb Victorian era piece with fine details, elegant style and luxurious craftsmanship. England, circa 1860s. This exquisite museum quality table is a fine example of very high quality, well made, luxury furniture that would have been owned by high status, upper class 19th century European families. Dimension (approx): 30.5" H, 21.5" W, 15.75" D.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 30.5 in (77.47 cm)Width: 21.5 in (54.61 cm)Depth: 15.75 in (40.01 cm)
  • Style:
    Regency (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1860s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Forney, TX
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5977226979862
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