Anglo-Indian Ivory and Sadeli-ware Games Box, mid-19th Century

 
     
     
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AN ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY AND SADELI-WARE GAMES BOX
BOMBAY, MID-19TH CENTURY
The top with a chequer, cribbage and solitaire board, the interior with a backgammon board and removeable lid, with miniature ivory chess set, backgammon counters, two dice and two shakers, twenty-four small red and natural counters, eighty larger red and natural counters, cribbage markers, thirty four solitaire pieces, the box 7.3 cm high; 29.3 cm wide; 12.7 cm deep.

EXHIBITED:
Hamburg Chess Exhibition, 2006.

LITERATURE:
Illustrated in Hans and Barbara Hollander, Schach Partie Durch Zeiten und Welten, Hamburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, fig. 163, page 189.

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