Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table
Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table
Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table
Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table
Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table

Rare George III Burr Oak Games Sofa Table

c. 1820 England

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Fine George III burr Oak games table, in the manner of Gillows, with reversible sliding centre, to an inlaid box wood and ebony chess board, and revealing a tooled leather backgammon board interior. Two side half moon hinged ends, for containing games counters etc. Standing upon twin turned pillars, to a platform base linked by cross stretcher. Twin down swept saber legs to either end, and mounted with fine ormolu gilded mounts, of classical form. Brass paw feet and casters. Included is a complete set of large Anglo-Indian chess set, in natural Ivory, the black pieces in water buffalo horn. This fine set was produced in Vizagapatam, India, the renowned centre for fine chess sets and boxes in the 18th and 19th century. Housed in their original cedar boxes, with inlaid ivory plaques, initialled "RD". A matching set of exquisite pierced ivory, Backgammon counters is also included, plus a set of large Ivory Celadon green and white, Draught counters. Ivory ,and buffalo horn, wood turned shakers, with ivory dice.
An estate Co Wicklow, Ireland
Dimensions
Height 71.00 cm (27.95 inches)
Width 68.00 cm (26.77 inches)
Depth 148.00 cm (58.27 inches)
Stock Code
O87
Medium
Burr Oak
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