• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 420

    A NAPOLEON III INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED MAHOGANY TRIC-TRAC TABLE

    CIRCA 1860 AND LATER EBONISED

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    A NAPOLEON III INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED MAHOGANY TRIC-TRAC TABLE
    CIRCA 1860 AND LATER EBONISED
    The baize lined top inlaid with chequer games board to the reverse and lifting off to reveal an ivory and green stained ivory backgammon board, with frieze drawers at either end containing a sycamore and ebonized chess set and draughts pieces, on turned and reeded tapering legs with horn castors
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) deep


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