Chess and Backgammon Board-Box, 17th Century

 
     
     
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This board-box, with chess on the outside and backgammon on the inside, is virtually identical in all characteristics to one featured in a still life painting by Lubin Baugin, circa 1630:

http://www.chessreference.com/Misc/LubinBauginStillLifeWithChessboard1630.jpg

This board-box might therefore be early 17th century, or possibly 16th century.

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