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Antique Games Box


Antique Games Box

A Coromandel, Satinwood lined and brass mounted games compendium.

The decorative brass bands run from front to back and inset with stunning tigers eye stones, or otherwise known as Agates. To the top center of the box has a engraved Lion underneath of which is a Latin inscription SAT-AMICO-SI-MIHI-FELIX which means Enough for A friend If He Be Kind To Me

The interior is veneered in satinwood, incorporating an ivory and coromandel chess and backgammon board, an ivory Staunton pattern chess set stained red, and left natural, an ivory cribbage board, two ivory "finger" pointers, a set of thirty ivory backgammon counters stained red and left natural, two bone shakers, original playing cards and further bone and mother of pearl counters.

This wonderful Antique Games Box comes with a fully working lock & tasselled key.

More information on Games Boxes can be found on our history page.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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Material Wood, Brass, Ivory
Age C. 1870
Dimensions Width 12.50 in  (31.75 cm)   Depth 9.50 in  (24.13 cm)  
Height 7 in  (17.78 cm)