Cartonpierre Folding Chessboard

 
     
     
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A CARTONPIERRE FOLDING CHESS BOARD by Leuchars, 19th century

The papier-mâché Cartonpierre design against a red ground, the interior with red and cream squares and a Gothic gilt border, marked `black´ and white´ and signed Leuchars...Piccadilly, 54cm wide when open.  These boards are rare.

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