Chess Board/Table from Dobbs & Co., circa 1830

 
     
     
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A REGENCY EBONISED AND PENWORK GAMES TABLE
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, THE TOP LATER MOUNTED
The square top with central chess board surrounded by scrolling stylised penwork foliage, above a turned baluster tripartite base, the underside of the top bearing a paper label for 'Dobbs & Co. /Ornamental Stationers/to His Majesty/13 Soho Square'
28½ in. (72.4 cm.) high; 21 in. (55 cm.) wide; 21 in. (55 cm.) deep.

The London Directory entries date this table to 1823 to 1832, most probably 1828-1832.

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