Lot #R081. Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Backgammon and Chessboard


A Mother of Pearl Backgammon & Chessboard, black lacquer with decorative inlays, measuring 25-1/2″ by 22″ over-all with 1-3/4″ squares. Included are 40 checkers. Made in China or Vietnam around 1930.

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Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Backgammon & Chessboard

Mother of Pearl Backgammon & Chessboard

An early 1900s Chinese or Vietnamese Export black lacquered Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Backgammon and Chessboard.   The Backgammon/chessboard measures 25-1/2” by 22″ over-all with 1-3/4″ squares. Each of the chessboard squares and the frame has inlaid characters, as do each of the Backgammon points.  Included is a complete set of 32 French Régence chessmen, buffalo horn and bone, with a 3″ King, along with 40 Buffalo horn checkers, 20 with Mother-of-pearl inlays. The board and playing pieces are in excellent condition.

Additional information

Weight12 lbs
Dimensions28 × 14 × 6 in

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