12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
AN EMPIRE BRASS IVORY AND GREEN-STAINED HORN, MAHOGANY, FRUITWOOD AND EBONY TRIC-TRAC GAMES TABLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ITALIAN
The rectangular removable top inlaid with a chess board to one side and lined with green baize to the other side, enclosing a fitted interior with a backgammon board with counters, dice and two leather cups, flanked by two side drawers, above square tapering legs terminating in brass caps and castors, the underside with a collection label printed in blue ink 'Villa.Silvio.Pellico' and numbered '35'
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 44¾ in. (113.5 cm.) wide; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep
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