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1050 Second Ave New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 917.686.9732

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Rare English Silver-Gilt Book-Form Chess and Backgammon Game Board, circa 1976

$ 88,000
  • Description
    Rare English silver-gilt book-form chess and backgammon game board, circa 1976.

    This exceptional and rare solid silver chess board converts into a backgammon board and can also be placed in a bookshelf to add more opulence. (3 in 1).

    This was most definitely a private commissioned piece by the House of Garrard or Asprey London.

    The exterior with chess board, the interior with backgammon board, lined with red velvet, hallmarked on both sides, import

    marks for International Bullion & Metal Brokers

    When closed lying flat: 3" high x 18" wide x 10" deep
    When opened as chess or backgammon board: 18" length x 19.5" wide

    Weighs: 280 ounces

    Excellent condition, ready to use. Light scratches, gilting rubbed in some areas.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Silver, Velvet
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1976
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 315112
  • Dimensions
    W. 18 in; H. 19.5 in; Diam. 3 in;
    W. 45.72 cm; H. 49.53 cm; Diam. 7.62 cm;
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