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Antique Nutwood and Satinwood Tilt-Top Chess Table with Nautilus Shell Inlay



Stunning and practical size, oval chess table inlaid with satinwood. If you are chess playing enthousiast and you like to play the game of chess with family or friends then this table could be perfect for you. Even if you hardly play at all, it is antiques like this that can help create a perfect, stylish and warm atmosphere in your study or living room. With a set of quality chess pieces on top, this table will never fail to impress. You can also place it to the side or in a corner when not in use (like the Victorians would) and use it as an occasional (chess) table. It will hardly take up any space and it is like a work of art on display. The inlaid nautilus shells on either side of the evenly stunning inlaid 'chess board' are like the proverbial cherry on the pie of this rare, tilt-top chess table. It stands as strong and stable as the day it was made, the table top is straight as an arrow and apart from some truly minor wear this table is in excellent condition. Mind you, our fair price for this stylish and top quality workmanship table includes perfect packing and also worldwide delivery from our store to your door in just 4 days. Height x width x depth: 24.8 x 25.2 x 17.7 inches. Height when folded open (as in image 7): 39 inches. We have a passion for the unique, for quality, for stylish yet practical and for craftsmanship of years gone by. Your purchases will be extremely well packaged and we look forward to serving you (again). You can shop all our 1000+ listings by pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.8 in. (63 cm)Width: 25.2 in. (64.01 cm)Depth: 17.7 in. (44.96 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. The table top surface has been refinished which is why it again has that beautiful silky shine. Please also read our item description.
  • Seller Location
    Lisse, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FiGQ552405usfr1stDibs: LU2341322119502

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  • Shipping
    Free Shipping: Express Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 7-8 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Lisse, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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