• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 427

    A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TRIC TRAC TABLE

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TRIC TRAC TABLE
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with three quarter moulded edge, lined to one side with a gilt-tooled black leather writing surface, and a green baize playing surface to the reverse, enclosing an ivory, ebony, ebonised and green-stained horn backgammon board, the frieze fitted with two short drawers, on square tapering legs with brass caps and castors, with fifteen ebony and fifteen later ivory counters
    30 in. (76 cm.) high; 45 in. (115 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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