• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 488

    A MID-VICTORIAN FIGURED WALNUT AND ROSEWOOD INLAID GAMES TABLE

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MID-VICTORIAN FIGURED WALNUT AND ROSEWOOD INLAID GAMES TABLE
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The hinged swivel top opening to reveal a sycamore and tulipwood inlaid backgammon, chequer and cribbage boards with a frieze drawer and slide below, including a carved stained wood chess set and ivorine draughts counters, late 20th Century
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 30¼ in. (77 cm.) wide; 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) deep


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