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Antique Games Box

Ref# MGHA-1335
High quality Victorian Games compendium veneered in the beautiful exotic Coromandel with decorative gilded brass and two very sturdy gilded carrying handles.

The interior contains an array of games to entertain the victorian house hold on those cold wintery nights in or summer nights out on the patio. On opening this impressive games compendium you will see a black leather lined & blue silk interior with a removable tray which contains: six bone dice, red & Ivory Staunton chess set, red & bone draughts / back gammon pieces, eight gilt pegs, brass gilded crib and bezique scorers and two ebony and Ivory hand scorers. on removal of the tray reveals the leather board one side has chess / draughts board and the other for back gammon.

The base contains four packs of old playing cards, two coromandel dice shakers, four leather bezique table scorers and two card game rule books one called the pocket guide to Bezique by Cavendish, Thos.De la rue London and another book called Kuhn Khan by Goodall & Son Ltd Camden works London.

This stunning Victorian games compendium comes complete with its original key and fully functional lock.

Circa 1893

Price: £3750