• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    A VICTORIAN CALAMANDER AND GILT BRASS GAMES COMPENDIUM

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN CALAMANDER AND GILT BRASS GAMES COMPENDIUM
    CIRCA 1880
    The satinwood interior with a 'R.Matthew Glasgow.' retail stamp with a lift out shelf, a lift out folding rosewood and ivory chess and backgammon board and a red stained and natural chess set in Staunton style
    12½ in. (32 cm.) wide


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